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    Posted 2 years ago

    Golgatha
    (152 items)

    For wool flower embroideries aficionados. Here are three examples from - according to an expert - ca. 1850-1880.

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    Antique Large Cast Iron Victorian Skeleton Key
    Antique Large Cast Iron Victorian S...
    $13
    2 VICTORIAN EASTLAKE CAST IRON 8  x 10  WALL CORNER SHELF BRACKETS
    2 VICTORIAN EASTLAKE CAST IRON 8 x...
    $55
    4 x Eastlake Antique Style Brass Ornate Ring Pulls Handles 2-3/8" wide #H15
    4 x Eastlake Antique Style Brass Or...
    $24
    Bridge Floor Lamp Shade Victorian Pleated & Fringed Tailor Made Lampshades Brown
    Bridge Floor Lamp Shade Victorian P...
    $186
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    Antique Large Cast Iron Victorian Skeleton Key
    Antique Large Cast Iron Victorian S...
    $13
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    1. Ms.CrystalShip Ms.CrystalShip, 1 year ago
      To embroider such fine examples took hours of practice. Back in Victorian times, young ladies were schooled to learn such work. Ben Marks, the Senior Editor of CW wrote an article on this subject..worth reading! “ The Dawn of DIY: When it Was Hip to Stitch”

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