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Collection of Sewing and Needlework Tools, Textiles, Lace Examples, and Books

Auction:
2654M
Lot:
777
Sold for:
$431$350

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Auction:
Discovery - 2654M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 23, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Collection of Sewing and Needlework Tools, Textiles, Lace Examples, and Books, including approx. twenty-six assorted pincushions, thirty-two thimbles, one 14kt, two 10kt, several needle cases and needle packages, a box with sewing, crochet, and needlework accoutrements, several darning tools, three ethnic embroidered cotton textiles, several small fragment of lace examples, fifteen mostly 19th century books and booklets on lacemaking, sixteen books on needlework, small wooden yarn winder, a few vintage dressed china lady dolls, and clothes brush dresser figures, several vintage china lady doll half-figure bodies several marked "Germany," two toy child's sewing machines, and a book on thimble collecting.
Estimate $200-400


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