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Beautiful Victorian Scrapbook on Muslin from Oakland, California ~1903

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Posted 5 years ago


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I found this in a box of books at a yard sale today. It's a beautiful scrapbook with a lot of local pieces in it. The lady who sold it to me said that she believes that it was made by the grandmother of a woman she knows who is mixed African American / Caucasian. I think it's just really beautiful. The person was definitely fond of racehorses, because there's quite a few of those in it. Has anyone every seen one of these on muslin w/ stitched edges before? i haven't.

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  1. AmberRose AmberRose, 5 years ago
    I am pea green with envy! This is just wonderful.
  2. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 5 years ago
    thanks AmberRose! i think it's a real piece of Oakland history.
  3. Kathycat Kathycat, 5 years ago
    WOW another GREAT Find!

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