Seamstress (Antique Assemblage) SOLD
Details: 12" x 16" Antique yardstick display shelf which includes 18 boxed inserts. The inserts are related to sewing, crocheting, mending garments. The antiques shown range from the 1920's to the 1940's and are as follows:
- Buttons of various sizes and colors
- Light Bulb
- Yardstick Display Shelf
- Restaurant Creamer
- Wooden Thimble
- Transfer Pattern
- Hosiery Kit from Paris
- Miniature sewing machine
- Miniature clothes pin
- Handmade Lace
- Ladies Shoe pin cushion
Some of the boxed inserts have backgrounds of transfer patterns, old wallpaper, instructions on dressmaking, and handmade lace. You need to look closely at the detail of each boxed insert. Some may also include old chalk sticks for marking up tailoring, grommets, pearls, etc. The small glass creamer holds a tiny spool of thread along with some pearls and sequins. An old cloth measuring tape is towered up in front of a paper background from J.S. Coats.
There are so many details on this piece that you need to look at the photographs and see the piece in person for yourself. Great gift for the Seamstress in your life, or for the person who just loves to sew.
Sawtooth hardware is mounted on back for hanging. I can also stand alone or be placed on a plate stand.