Sweet early black sock cats with some wear. Larger one on left measures 10" tall $195.00 and smaller one is 9". $175.00 Both still have their tails! Small basket SOLD!
I have been collecting and selling American Primitives in Texas and Ohio for over 40 years. My passion is homespun, cloth dolls, stuffed animals, and children's clothing and toys. I am constantly searching for items that help tell a story from the past. Please check out my website.
Old leather kitty $120.00
Hand sewn leather cat who never sleeps. Approximately 7" tall. He reminds me of those old carnival throws.
Wonderful starry eyed rag doll with a denim body and a white twill fabric face. Her eyelashes run in a complete circle around her eyes and her big ears are embroidered so you have to be careful what you say about her. There is a slight repair to her right arm and some restitching along the seam. She once belonged to Jimmie Cramer of Seven Gates Farm. 20" tall and all hand sewn. Circa 1890-1900.
Cat companion- $250
Antique rolled arm cloth doll with pencil drawn face. The back of her head is covered with stocking material and her blouse and skirt are sewn on. She is 15" tall and happily holds flowers from her garden. Circa 1840-1850 .
Sweet pencil drawn cloth doll with a crocheted bonnet, brown calico blouse, fine linen skirt, and wrapped underpants.A long hat pin is in the back to stabilize her wobbly head. She is 19"tall and dates to circa 1900-1920.
Great woven table rug/mat. 22" wide, 16" tall. $56
Well made scouring box for cleaning utensils with good red paint on all sides. Great for holding cutlery or napkins. $ 195.00
Cute size tote for holding toys, crayons, tiny dolls, jacks or other prized things.
I love this dog! He has the most wonderful face that is hard to resist. Mohair is mostly worn away because of endless hours of play. He stands 6" tall and he can move his head and paws slowly to watch where you go. Won't you take him home?
This poodle dog has some life left in her yet. Wire supports the wobbly legs and she is worn showing some straw stuffing. Shoe button eyes make you smile. 6" long and ready for a walk.
Precious collecton of early dogs competing for the spotlight.
Largest mohair dog with uppity face 8" tall and 7" long. Straw and sawdust stuffed.
Middle dog in excellent condition sports a red ribbon for show. Darling face with floppy ears. $160
Smallest brown/white dog always has something to say. His mouth opens and his left ear is flipped up to hear what you are saying about him.
Complete set of flat lithograph blocks. Rest of alphabet is on reverse side.
I've had this rag doll in my collection for over 40 years. She has a variety of fabric making up her body and her face has faint facial features that someone added years ago. Found In Pennsylvania at an Amish yard sale, she definitely speaks of time gone by. I did not try to repair her.
I was told he was a cat but my husband says a walrus! He is solidly stuffed with sawdust and cotton and truly represents folk art.
Antique Shaker pen doll 2 1/2" tall. She is wearing a deep purple skirt and a rose lace top. Dolls like this were bought first and then outfitted to be sold in their gift shops. Excellent condition except a tiny chip on one toe. Nice collectible.
19th century Native American pen wipe made from spruce gum and a wish bone.
Her black wool braids hang down over the wool blanket that covers her. She has a note attached that says "Once I was a wishbone and grew within a hen, now I am a little slave made to wipe your pen." 6" tall and in excellent condition. circa 1880-1900
Not quite! This 12" rabbit is part velvet and mohair with a straw-stuffed head that is worn from age and play. He has a squeaker that no longer works. Sits easily and is in great condition.
This cutie loves to play catch, but he won't give it up easily when he does. Spotted with shoe button eyes, he clutches his rag ball for dear life. Wire enforced legs help him sit up. Who wouldn't want to play with him?
First boy doll I've had in a long time. He looks like the battle is over and he's resting comfortably with his loyal cat. He is 13" tall with tiny fingers protruding from his moth eaten uniform. Cotton stuffed, this 19th century treasure is a survivor. Sold.
Old catcher's mit and bat for morning practice. Set $35.00
Just a cute rabbit for your Easter basket. He is 6" long and 3" high. Good condition.
A plain hand made Amish rabbit that stands 9" tall. SImple but cute.
This little leather shoe holds 3 spools of thread. It comes with a small hand made pin cushion.
Antique rag doll with a dear ink drawn face and hair that frames her face. She is faded and so soft. She is stuffed with cotton that is packed down. The perfect name for her is "baby" and you can tell she has been well loved. A great example of a simple but great rag doll. Circa 1890-1910. $295
This 12" reddish/brown bear comes with her own chair. She is stuffed with cotton and has small stitching repairs on her left ear and upper body. She has a well-worn straw hat that she refuses to wear.
Mennonite prayer cap
and early brown shoes.
Indiana Amish girl's dress in muted pink and brown colors. Excellent condition.
Ready for bed bear sits comfortably on a handmade quilt in his flannel bed shirt. Paw repairs , but in good shape. He's asking for one more bedtime story. Approx 22" from head to toe.
Sweet off white child's mittens.
I love homespun linens. These long initialed towels were often hung over the top of doors leading from one room to the next or simply hung on the wall to show off the stitching and fabric. Great condition.
Initial "H"towel-52" long $65
Initials "SHS"-40" long- two tiny age spots on back
Not with these early cleaning tools! Handmade clothes pins have been a part of our early American culture showing utility and creativity for ages.
Left- large, chunky blanket clothes pin $55
Shaker pin $95.
Group of 3 pins with metal band
19th century pencil box with initials on the bottom that shows the care that went into designing this. Little girl's tintype photo on the front with painted decoration surrounding it.
Pennsylvania millwork that measures 148" long and 52" wide. One tiny age spot on back. Colors are orange and pale green. Great decorating piece.
Pitiful 19th century cloth cat with shoe button eyes. Her repairs are beyond repair, but I fell in love with her at first sight. She sorta stands and has lots of stories she could tell. Approximately 10" long. Sold.
This Pennsylvania Amish stump doll moved to Ohio! She is all original and is willing to travel to a new home. Stands 11 1/2 inches tall.
Sweet early stitched face doll with black bead eyes and red floss mouth. She's firmly stuffed with cotton and her arms and legs are all original so she sits easily in her red and black checked dress. Stands 12 " tall . Circa 1910-1920.
ThIs little guy belonged to an elderly lady born in 1897 in Appalachia near North Carolina. He was with her -her entire life. He has shoe button eyes and is wearing a red/white homemade shirt.
He stands 8 1/2 " tall. He's unusually quiet this day. $150.
Early child's hightop shoes -red and brown. circa 1900. Red pair $100.00; Brown $ 110.00
Early 1900's lined brown velvet bonnet. Lace around the face, pleated fall, and twisted braid accents. A few worn spots, but overall in good condition. Measures 10" long. $150.
Wonderful hand made leather baseball from Pennsylvania. $115.00
Small pair of child's leather gloves.
Tin head Minerva type doll with turkey red dress. Feet and arms are stuffed so she sits easily. Left arm is frayed on the end but does not distract from the look. Approximately 11" tall.
Great multi-colored hooked rug with cats enjoying the day. 33 1/2 inches tall by 22". $130
Very early Shaker bonnet lined with egg wash polished brown cotton. It is all hand sewn with the original plaid ribbons and ties. Excellent shape for its age.
Sweet child's sampler dated 1833. Would be cute framed with a collection of samplers. I think more than one person worked on this. Sold
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