Ribbon Rosettes ~ The Finishing Touch From The Edwardian 1920's Era

I am always excited to find lovely vintage ribbon rosettes, especially because I love them so well!  These pretties date from the Edwardian - 1920's flapper era.    Thought I would share and showcase a few of this type of flower.   Not only a treasure trove, but a testament to the makers of these lovely creations. Each of these rosettes are unique from any of the others. ...

Ribbon Art ~ Handiwork Of The Victorian Edwardian Era ~ Dresser Runner And Matching Pincushion

Ribbon Art ~ Handiwork Of The Victorian Edwardian Era ~ Dresser Runner And Matching Pincushion
OH..... here is such a fantastic matching runner and pincushion from the late Victorian / early 1900's.  Done of ribbon art, the pieces are extremely well done.  . Can you imagine such a lovely dresser runner and pincushion upon milady's vanity or dresser?   Especially in the beautiful flora motif of roses.The roses are scattered at the edge of the runner and across the top side of...

The Joy Of The Hunt ~ Collecting Antique And Vintage Textiles & Accessories

Sometimes the joy of collecting antiques is in the hunt.   One never know what might be waiting at that next estate sale, outdoor market or any other venue collectors and dealers search. So it is, with this perfectly mint pair of early 1900's Edwardian baby shoes or slippers. And no less in the original shoe box, with its great graphics of babes and storks.  Wow! Such a beautiful gift to...