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Rare antique Victorian beaded mourning wreath, bisque porcelain angel, velvet

Posted on September 3, 2019 in rare


Up for your consideration is an outstanding antique Victorian era intricately beaded mourning wreath with an central velvet oval on which is mounted an angel holding a crucifix. I believe the angel is porcelain bisque The beads include opaque white beads, opalescent light blue-gray beads and white opalescent beads. There is damage around the edge […]

Antique Civil War Black Moire Silk and Velvet Rust Trim Mourning Dress

Posted on August 28, 2019 in antique


Amazing antique mid 1800s dress. Black and rust moire silk with rust silk velvet trim. Wonderful condition, the silk is amazing and still strong all over. The only issue I see is the arm pit damage. The rest of the dress is amazing. I do think this is something missing from the bust area. I […]

Victorian mourning coat, dolman sleeves, bombazine silk, velvet and jet, antique

Posted on August 20, 2019 in victorian


An absolutely excuisite Victorian mourning coat with dolman sleeves, adorned with velvet and real jet beads. This decadent and rich inky black mourning piece is a museum worthy piece, so expertly put together from the finest of materials. It is made from a very heavy thick ribbed silk bombazine which was a popular fabric for […]