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Lady Boudoir Doll, art deco, dressed in a pink satin gown, the skirt with 2 vertical stripes of ecru lace over rose fabric. Her face neck and lower limbs are composition, the body made of fabric covered straw.Â The beret style bonnet over her short silvery curls matches her gown. The shape of her face, her features and make up give her a very art deco look. She has deep heart shaped red lips, bright blue eyes, long black lashes, thin black brows with attached black eyelashes, and even a small beauty mark. She is 27â€ť long. DATE: 1940s.
Heart shaped cover in cream w/lace fringe, black thread embroidery of a flapper in a car, her hand on gloved steering wheel, profile view facing back, in pink cloche hat, 15â€ť D.
Pillow Cover – yellow satin cover, in the foreground is a flapper, cottage in background. seen from th
Yellow satin cover, in the foreground is a flapper seen from the shoulders up. She has blond curls and a large magenta bonnet w/a blue underside. Behind her is path leading up over a green hill, past trees, to a yellow cottage w/a red roof. 1/4â€ť black stitched border. Evocative of a childrenâ€™s book illustration. 11â€ť x 13.5.â€ť
Square pillow cover. Flapper in a green cloche, yellow gloves, holding a red purse and an open parasol in the same 3 colors. Outlined in thick black ÂĽâ€ť stitches.
Square pillow cover. Side view of a flapper, holding an archery bow and arrow aiming at a bullseye. She is wearing a sweater striped in light blue, yellow and red and a red cloche covers her short curly hair.. Everything outlined w/ÂĽâ€ť black stitches. 16.â€ť DATE: Signed, Robert A. Small, 1930.
Round cream color organdy pillow with four peach organdy petals and a flapperâ€™s face embroidered in the center and encircled by black and green embroidery. 15â€ť D trimmed with two rows of the peach fabric.
White w/ruffled gray trim. Organdy pillow covers in the shape of a half circle. A Victorian lady with long curls, her eyes gazing down, wearing a blue bonnet w/embroidered flowers. 19â€ť x10.â€ť
Pillow Cover, white fabric with a flapperâ€™s face. She has Asian features, black bobbed hair, dark eyes and eye make up and Cupidâ€™s Arrow lips. She is surrounded by three blue flowers. There are red, orange and purple flowers in the 4 corners and black thread outline around entire pillow. 12â€ť x 15.â€ť
Pillow Cover, profile of a woman of the 1930s with long golden curls. She is wearing a large blue bonnet w/a pink bow. Pillow has a wide border w/a green background and floral design in ÂĽâ€ť black stitching.
Poem â€śTo His Motherâ€ť signed â€śLove, Jean.â€ť A 20 line rhyming poem, about her Mother-in-law. â€śTo, you, who taught him how to grow. You trained your son to look above, You made of him the man I love...â€ťÂ Cream canvas with brown needlepointing and a small floral design at the top and bottom in, shades of blue, rose and green. Brown wood frame 20â€ť x 13.â€ť
- Sampler, â€śGOD CANâ€™T ALWAYS BE EVERYWHERE SO HE INVENTED MOTHERS.â€ť Cross-stitched in black print on ecru linen and framed in a floral motif green, purple and orchid. 13-1/2â€ť x 10-1/2.â€ť Not framed. It has been suggested it is a Hebrew Proverb.
Sampler, â€śJUST WHEN A WOMAN THINKS HER WORK IS DONE...SHE BECOMES A GRANDMOTHER,â€ť cross-stitched on ecru linen in grays, oranges, yellows and greens. On a table are several outlined items, a teapot and a cup and saucer, with steam rising, yellow flowers in an orange pot and for the baby a bib, rattle and bottle. At the bottom are the initials J.C.M. Brown wood frame 9â€ť x 11â€ť
Sampler, â€śMAN WORKS FROM SUN TO SUN BUT WOMENâ€™S WORK IS NEVER DONE,â€ť cross-stitch on ecru linen. 7 women, one for each day of the week doing a different household chore. Embroidered in a variety of stitches and colors including red, green, brown, blue, yellow, orange, beige. Writing is in black-cross stitch. Each figure is 4â€ť tall and all the women are wearing hats. 16â€ť square, brown wood frame with exposed string laced vertically across the back to stretch the fabric. Frame looks original.
2 Samplers, â€śMOTHERâ€™S LOVE IS LIKE A FRAGRANT ROSE WITH SWEETNESS IN EVERY FOLD.â€ť Side view of a woman sitting at her spinning wheel. Cross-stitched on ecru linen. Black frames looks like they are the original.
- Blue and red w/touches of orange and beige, 13â€ť x 9-1/2.â€ť
- Black â€śPure Linen Colonial Sampler F34 - back of sampler no. 1046. Vogue N. Co.â€ť 12â€ť X 10.â€ť
- Sampler, â€śMOTHERâ€™S LOVE IS THE SANCTUARY OF GOD IN THIS WORLD.â€ť Side view of a young boy sitting in a chair and holding yarn as his mother wraps it into a ball. Cross-stitched on ecru linen with black print. Black frame 12â€ť x 9â€ť looks like the original.
-Sampler, â€śNEVER UNDERESTIMATE THE POWER OF A WOMAN.â€ť Cross stitched in dark blue, on white linen with 2 deep pink doves in mirror image, yellow and red flowers and green border with pink designs. 12-1/2â€ť x 10â€ť gold painted frame. Saying popularized by the Ladies Home Journal as an advertising slogan for the magazine. Editors launched the slogan in the March 1941 issue.
â€śWhat is a Home Without a Mother,â€ť embroidered in variety of stitches on ecru linen. Pictures a seated woman, needle in hand, sewing and floral spray of green leaves, purple, red and pink flowers, with a light blue border and script.Â 19-1/2â€ť x 21,â€ť could have been used as a small tablecloth or framed for hanging.Â Saying appeared in the song Motherâ€™s Good Night Kiss, Copyright 1887 by Willis Fagan, â€śWhat is a home without a mother dear? Nobody ever can be to me, What mother was when I was a child, And sat with my head upon her knee....
Side view of a seated woman wearing yellow with a knelling child wearing blue facing her, their hands clasped. Embroidered in green on ecru linen with black border, tiny rose and yellow flowers and touches of blue. Not framed. 11-3/4â€ť x 8-3/4â€ť
â€śIN HEAVEN A NOBLE WORK WAS DONE WHEN GOD GAVE MAN A MOTHER.â€ť
- Basket of flowers in brown, green, purple and pink. Cross-stitched on ecru linen. Black border and print. 12â€ť x 10â€ť frame looks like the original
â€śIN HEAVEN A NOBLE WORK WAS DONE WHEN GOD GAVE MAN A MOTHER.â€ť An old Irish saying.
Canterbury Shakers Sewing Pouch
- Hand stitched pale gold silk sewing pouch. Sides of pouch made of reinforced cardboard covered in green ribbon. Each end is fan shaped and has a flap that opens up to reveal a flannel flap to hold needles. The perimeter of each end is stuffed with a substance which enables pins to be inserted like a pincushion. The outside of each end has a small loop crocheted on the bottom which attaches to a pin to close the flap.The interior of the pouch would hold scissors, thread, thimbles, bodkin and other sewing tools. There is also a thimble shaped piece of beeswax affixed to a gold ribbon which is for strengthening thread and waxing needles. In original 5-1/2â€ť square chipboard box, says, â€śManufactured by the Canterbury Shakers, East Canterbury, New Hampshire.â€ť Hand written sticker on the bottom of box says, $99.50 ND #80-228 with a circled #10.
Iroquois Pin Cushion, front has 2 beaded flowers and leaf on a duty rose velvet background, accented with a leaf motif bordering scalloped edge. Beads are raised, the beadwork almost three dimensional and in clear, blue, pink, gray and yellow glass beads. 3/4â€ť loops of clear beads hang down from the 4 corner scallops. Back is ecru polished cotton. Cushion is very heavy, they were commonly stuffed with sawdust, cotton batting or cattail fluff. 9-1/2â€™ wide, 8â€ť deep an 3â€ť high. These were made by the Indians and usually sold as souvenirs. DATE: Late 19th century.
Round pink organdy cover w/soft gathers and the raised face of a flapper in the center. She has short curly brown hair, wears a cream cloche w/a a wide light blue satin headband w/a large bow at the side. She has large blue eyes and Cupidâ€™s Bow lips. 16â€ť D with two rows of trim, one cream lace and one the blue ribbon.
Purple with white lace trim, flapper in a wide brimmed pink hat 14â€ť D.