A Stored Away Treasure From A Victorian Time ~ A Belgian Point d Gaz Handkerchief

A Stored Away Treasure From A Victorian Time ~ A Belgian Point d Gaz Handkerchief
The Gatherings is so pleased to share this Victorian Belgian Point d Gaz needlelace lace handkerchief. The gorgeous lace is a stunning 5 " wide. It has a small center of fine silk fabric. Overall size is 13" square. It was found inside a decorative heavy paper envelope, made especially for it. Hand written on the outside of the envelope is the owner's name ~ Miss Adele Clark, Canastota,...

19th Century Victorian Hair Memorials ~ Remembrance Of Loved Ones

19th Century Victorian Hair Memorials  ~ Remembrance Of Loved Ones
Hair memorials whether made into jewelry, woven into wreaths and pictures, or small locks of hair sometimes placed in a locket, were a remembrance of loved ones or friends. We normally associate these memorials being made after someone was deceased, but they were also keepsakes of dear ones who might have moved away, including soldiers who were away fighting in war.The Gatherings Antique Vintage&...

Fine Victorian Edwardian Hand Made Needle Work Table Bed Linens ~ A Daughter's Trousseau

Fine Victorian Edwardian Hand Made Needle Work Table Bed Linens ~ A Daughter's Trousseau
The beauty of elaborate details, along with fine workmanship, is so evident in the making of beautiful table and bed linens.  Not only for one's self, but many gorgeous pieces were included in a daughter's trousseau.  A customary  practice from the Victorian time into the early part of the 1900's.Making of these items might start at a daughter's early age, so by the time of marriage...