A Fascinating Look At A 1914 Vintage Edwardian Hat And Millinery Supply Catalog

Here is really a treasured find, as not often are these early millinery catalogs found, at least I don't see many.   Sometimes, a few hats are combined in catalogs, featuring clothing and accessories.   Still, to find a complete catalog, dedicated to the early Edwardian millinery trade is a treat.Written on the outside of the catalog is the date 1914. The catalog is issued by the Millin...

An Affair Of The Heart ~ Society Silk Embroidery Of The 1900's

February 14th is Valentine's Day.  So to celebrate, The Gatherings Antique Vintage thought we would share this wonderful textile from the past.  Dating from the early 1900's, it is a silk thread embroidery pillow cover, with motto "An Affair Of The Heart". Surrounding the heart are purple violets.  An ever popular flower.   Embroidery is worked on a cotton fabric of a natural...

For The Edwardian Vanity ~ An Art Nouveau Hand Held Brush And Mirror Set With Repousse Design

Many vanity or dresser pieces from the Late Victorian ~ Edwardian era can be beautiful appointments, such as this lovely hand-held treasure. The repousse brass setting of the brush and mirror is in an Art Nouveau style of entwining flora and leaves. Both the front and back of the handles feature the same lovely decoration.~~~~The Brush and Mirror~~~~The back of the set is enamel, with a small flo...