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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Patullo/Jo Copeland beaded cocktail dress, 1950s. Shows your curves in all the right places! NEW LISTING
Appliquéd lace blouse, 1940s. Hand-assembled Belgium princess lace! A very pretty back. NEW LISTING
Embroidered lace dickey, 1930s. Add a touch of lace to the neckline of a jacket or sweater. NEW LISTING
Sequined velvet evening jacket, late 1930s. Decorated with gold sequins and ruby colored rhinestones. NEW LISTING
Silk and lace boudoir jacket, 1930s. Wear it in the boudoir or pair it with jeans. NEW LISTING
Vintage Marimekko hat, c.1966. The design for the Keidas ("Oasis') pattern was created Annika Rimala. NEW LISTING
Devoré velvet mantle, 1880s. The back "tail" added decoration to the top of the bustle. NEW LISTING
Victoria Royla beaded dress, 1960s. The bead-encrusted mini dress sparkles like a jewel. NEW LISTING
Beaded crepe evening dress, late 1930s. Restore this beauty for a dress that would retail for $900! NEW LISTING
Mollie Parnis 2-piece lace dress, 1950s. The figure revealing lace sheath is covered with a sheer lace overdress. NEW LISTING
Chloé wool crepe halter dress & coat, c.1985. Sexy,wrap-around,bias-cut dress molds to the figure. NEW LISTING
Oleg Cassini chiffon party dress, 1970s. Flirty style uses pre-WWII bias-cut, handkerchief panel skirt. NEW LISTING
Jacqueline de Ribes little black dress, 1980s. Elegant understatement of black-on-black textured design. NEW LISTING
Scaasi embroidered piqué dress, 1980s. Off-the-shoulder collar decorated with fab white embroidered flowers. NEW LISTING
|#6680 $375 |
Bill Blass little black dress, 1980s. Empire-style, black velvet bodice with a black silk crepe mini skirt. NEW LISTING
Victorian beaded taffeta vest. Embellished with black glass beads and open work. NEW LISTING
Lucie Ann nylon nightgown,1960s. Sizzling hot red will raise the temperature in the bedroom!
Silk and lace boudoir cap, 1920s. The front sports 4 silk ribbon bouquets. The back has a satin ribbon bow.
Hand-embroidered silk blouse, c.1915. Finely decorated on cuffs and front panel with open work embroidery in silk floss.
Chanel-style black flapper dress (LBD), c.1926. Floating back cape gracefully emphasizes the dip in the skirt.
|#7320 $275 |
Seamprufe permanently pleated nylon slip,1950s. Slip and black lace bodice make great combination.
Hand-embroidered tulle fichu, 19th century. Embellished with bands of handmade Valenciennes lace.
Hand-embroidered mull fichu, 19th century. From the lace collection of Mrs. J.P. Morgan.
Silver brocade evening shoes with provenance, c.1925. Fine cutwork pattern and rich metallic silver fabric.
Lucie Ann nightgown and peignoir set, 1950s. A sexy body molded front and a loose comfortable back.
Suede T-strap shoes, c.1930. By the late 1920s, heels were higher, and cutwork over the toes was popular.
Peignoir and nightgown set, 1940s. The bias-cut nightgown molds to the body; the peignoir glides over it.
Vintage Hermès scarf. Early Hermès design signed by artist—a great buy!
Hand-assembled tape lace bolero vest, c.1905. Vest is fuller and shorter in front with no closures.
Vanity Fair nylon half slip, 1950s. Layered design with fab cheerful color.
Princess line cotton petticoat, c.1905. Skirt will support the skirt fullness of your dress. Sold
Handmade Valenciennes lace bonnet, c.1850. 3 rows of Valenciennes ruffles outline the the baby's face.
Lace-trimmed infant's dress, 1890s. Fab decoration: cobweb lace, rows of pin tucks, and lace ruffles.