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Posted on March 21, 2020 in victorian


Water Spots on Satin. An Antique 1880s Victorian Mourning Funeral Shadow Box. Lush Chenille Embroidered Dove with Satin and Chenille Roses on Black. Ballooned Flounce Silk Casket Trim in Creamy White. Framed in a Victorian Aged Gold Chippy Victorian Shadow Box Frame Solid Wood Box. Top of Flounce Trim has water Stains. Other than that […]

CIVIL War Era Black Silk Taffeta Mourning Bodice For Dress W Padded Bust

Posted on March 6, 2020 in civil


CIVIL WAR ERA BLACK SILK TAFFETA MOURNING BODICE FOR DRESS W PADDED BUST. Dating to the Civil War era, fashioned of a black silk taffeta and fully sewn by hand throughout. Sleeves set off the shoulder with a pipe seam at the top, full balloon fullness throughout the sleeve in crescent shape with the bottom […]

#20-002, 1880’s 2-Pc Bustle Gown Black Open Weave Fabric Over Silk

Posted on February 25, 2020 in 20-002


#20-002, 1880’s Bustle Gown Black Open Weave Fabric Over Silk. This is a two-piece dress from the 1880’s made of black silk with an over fabric that is an open weave. This dress is an original antique garment. The bodice has a bust of 34 and a waist of 27 inches. The skirt has a […]


ANTIQUE Victorian BLACK LACE & SILK Parasol Umbrella Civil War Carved BONE HANDL

Posted on February 24, 2020 in antique


Gorgeous antique black lace & silk parasol from the 1800’s. It has a carved bone handle and top. The stem is made from brass and the brass piece that connects the two stems is softly embossed with a pattern. There are two layers of silk topped with delicate black scalloped lace with a lovely intricate […]


18th C Korean Painted Silk Panels Screen Extraordinary Finds Antiques Roadshow Pbs

Posted on February 14, 2020 in 18th



Antique Victorian Petticoat Black Lace Silk 19th Century Tulle Mourning Memorial

Posted on February 8, 2020 in antique


This is a superb Victorian black silk and lace full length petticoat. The top layer is black silk tulle which has deep embroidered tulle lace or tambour lace at the hem in an Art Nouveau pattern. The lower layer is black silk. The silk for the back and front is different and may have been […]


1800’s Victorian Silk And jetGlass Beaded mourning capelet shawl mantle wearable

Posted on January 6, 2020 in 1800s


1800’s Victorian item. Very good condition but is delicate. No holes rips or tears. Beautiful glass black jet beading and tassels fringes. The way that the sleeves are made are very comfortable. This item is wearable on occasion. Lays on your shoulders there is a hook and eye that is very stable. You cannot use […]


Charming 1840s Silk Mourning Dress Early Victorian Antique Fashion

Posted on December 26, 2019 in charming


A charming Victorian antique dress dating to the 1840s, a little the worse for wear but still a very nice piece with a great 1840s silhouette. One piece, in glossy, soft silk satin, deep brown i think this may have started life black, and was possibly a mourning piece? The bodice is fitted and boned, […]


Antique Victorian Dress Mourning Black Silk Lace Bodice Skirt 1890s

Posted on November 24, 2019 in antique


Antique Victorian black silk mourning dress. Beautiful details scalloped collar with lace appliqués, inner vest of pale blue silk, pintucked sleeves and collar with blue silk appliqué flowers. Insets of chantilly lace on the bodice and the skirt. The skirt is gathered at the back for volume with three ties or ruffles at the hem. […]


Victorian Black Silk Lace Mourning Blouse Jacket Leg of Mutton Sleeves 19th C

Posted on October 20, 2019 in victorian


Victorian black silk mourning blouse / jacket with leg of mutton sleeves. Lace trim to neck and sleeves. Hook and loop fastening to blouse and to sleeve cuffs. Measurements; chest is 15 inches across length from shoulder to waist is 15 inches waist is 10 inches sleeve is 16 inches (measured from armpit to cuff) […]