This section of Vintage Textile is for clients looking for that special “find” that does not fit into one of my major categories. Here is where the vintage clothing collector with an eye for value will discover the hidden treasure that makes the chase so enjoyable. Happy hunting! All items in the Treasure Hunt are sold "as is" and all sales are final!
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1920s bathing costume with embroidered flowers. NEW LISTING
Girl's embroidered cotton dress with tiered skirt. NEW LISTING
Victorian printed ribbon-weave cotton dress with hoop. NEW LISTING
Knitted day dress, c.1939 with lacy open pattern. NEW LISTING
1960s rayon crepe party dress in with the LBD style.
Silk fringe jacket, 1960s. Closes in front and can be worn open or closed.
Lace trimmed embroidered tea dress, c.1908. Fab price with a little TCL!
Edwardian silk skirt with train, c.1905. A symphony in silk floss!
Satin evening dress, 1940s. Square shoulders à la Adrian.
Gentleman's striped silk chapan. Ivory stripes alternate with wine-and-gold chevrons.
Handmade crochet lace gloves accented with mother-of-pearl button, 1930s.
1930s bias-cut chiffon/lace nightgown with ribbon floral bouquet.
Black lace mantilla and lace scarf, 1950s—a great price when bought together.
Black lace tap pants with scalloped bands of lace edging, 1930s.
Handmade Irish crochet lace gloves with Irish crochet roses, 1930s.
Silver brocade evening shoes, c.1925. Chic T-straps and Louis heels.
Princess line, full length petticoat: smooth fit.
Chinese hand-embroidered silk shawl—a great value!
Silk taffeta ball gown, c.1870. Made from glowing gold taffeta.
Satin wedding dress trimmed with Cluny lace and pearls, c.1910. Fab long back train!
Beaded silk chiffon evening dress, 1930s. A simple repair project will make this one worth $550!
Pair of fine whitework sleeves, 1840s: dress an antique doll!
1820s silk skirt panels, embellished with soutache in a foliate pattern.
Appliquéd wool coat, c.1916. Black marabou collar & cuffs and appliqué trim add graphic contrast.
Child's high button boots, 1880s-1890s. Made from adorable red leather with flat leather soles.
Appliquéd, 1960s beaded evening cape. Fab 3-dimensional flowers.
Embroidered silk faille purse, c.1918. Petit point floral decoration on 1 side.
Intricately carved early plastic comb, c.1910. Hand carved pattern.
Beaded silk charmeuse caftan, 1920s. Embellished with wide bands of navy bugle beads.
Silk costume bag trimmed with metallic lace, 1920s. 2 little fabric roses.
Edwardian embroidered summer tea dress, c.1908. Smart embroidered cutwork.
Qing dynasty embroidered wedding skirt, c.1890. Two elaborately hand-embroidered figural panels.
Lace trimmed tea dress, c.1914. A square armistice-style neckline and three-quarter-length sleeves.