Herein, in The Vintage Linens and Lace Shop, lies a passion for those unique antique and vintage linens and laces that come from an era when women had the time to dedicate and devote themselves to intricate sewing and handwork for their tables and their beds. Our special passion is for fine, delicate and intricate filet crochet. Each item is precious and special. Please see The Victorian Needlework Shop for additional needlework items or The Victorian Needlepoint Pillow Shop for vintage and antique needlepoint pillows. You will find hand crocheted tablecloths and coverlets in The Victorian Hand Crocheted Tablecloth and Bedspread Shop.
All items have been gently hand soaked and laundered, repaired/restored as needed, and pressed. We try our best to accurately describe each item and its condition. All items are sold "as is". If you have any question about a particular item or its condition, please contact us.
As with all vintage and antique linens, they are delicate and should be cared for with the respect and care they deserve. Please only gently hand soak items in a gentle soap like Woolite, rinse in cool water and line dry. Do not starch the linens as this will turn them yellow. Just gentle iron the item when it is still a little damp.
$39.95 Vintage Filet Crochet Tea Cozy - Item #340
This is a stunning Vintage Filet Crochet Tea Cozy. Truly a beauty. It is amazing the amount of work that went into making this filet crochet. Filet Crochet was very popular in the early 1900s. The back has a letter "T" in filet crochet. We have hand washed, rinsed and blocked this vintage tea cozy. It is lined with new pink fleece. We have woven new pink ribbon into the crochet with an antique bodkin. The tea cozy measures 14 3/4" wide, including the scallop edging and 9 1/4" tall. The tea cozy is in excellent condition. Circa: Early 1900s. Who would not want this at their next tea party?
SOLD $59.95 12 Feet of Antique Hand Crocheted Tiny Filet Crochet Valance of Deer or Elk or Reindeer - Item #500
A Gorgeous 12 Feet of Antique Hand Crocheted Tiny Filet Crochet Valance of Deer or Elk or Reindeer.This is truly an amazing antique. We can't even begin to imagine the time it took to hand crochet in filet crochet the 12 feet of valance. The valance is 8" wide. It has the openings at the top to thread ribbon through or a small rod. We believe the animals to be either deer, elk, or reindeer. If it is reindeer, they may have used it at Christmas time over there drapes. The stitches are so tiny. It is in pristine condition. We did not find any breaks in the stitching when we looked it over. It has been carefully hand soaked and washed and line dried. Absolutely gorgeous piece of work. This can go USPS FIrst Class Mail. Circa: Early 1900s.