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This is a small selection of our inventory of antique Sewing, Crafts, Knitting, Tatting & Crocheting prints for sale. Additional inventory is available. Contact us with your request. 1-800-879-6277 


c.1809-1829 Description de L'Egypte - Hand colored copper engravings showing rug making in top image and basket weaving in bottom image. Pl. XX. Title on top is Arts Et Metiers.
25 x 19 in. $300

C.1750 Hand colored "Brodeur" needlework copper engraving which shows twelve figures of tools and processes in Plate 11. Also included is one page of French text. Engraving is in excellent condition.
13-3/4 x 9 in. $80

1882 Scientific American wood engraving showing the Loom Works of J. & W. Lyall, New York City
 in four images.
16 x 11 in. $60

"The Patchwork Quilt."
1872 Harper's Weekly hand colored wood engraving with short
article about the
 image underneath. Featured in Harper's Weekly.
16 x 11 in. $60
Black & White: $30

"An extraordinary Movement in China -- or an Alteration in the "Willow Pattern" atlast!! Designed and etched by George Cruckshank.
6-1/2 x 4 in. $30

1880 Chromolithographed image of an old woman trying to thread her needle as she peers over her glasses which is titled, "J M Alter."
13 x 10 in. $60

1872 The Graphic wood engraving titled, "La Madre," by Walter Goodall. Image shows a woman knitting while her daughter sleeps.
15-1/2 x 11-1/2 in. $40

1879 Harper's Weekly wood engraving titled, "A Love Affair in the Olden Tine -- Consulting the Wise Woman." Drawn by Howard Pyle. The wise woman is sitting by her spinning wheel.
16 x 11 in. $40

1876 Scientific American wood engraving showing a woman making thread-lace during the International Exhibition of 1876. Article on thread-lace making
surrounds  her image.
15-1/2 x 11 in. $40

Both sides of page show various sewing machines from the 1800s with article describing the parts therein.
10 x 7 in. $30


1875 Harper's Weekly wood engraving titled, "The Only Daughter." On the right side of image, there is a lovely poem describing the courtship of Elsie, the only daughter of the family pictured. On her mother's lap is a garment she is sewing. Elsie's father is sad because his "little girl," Elsie, will be somebody else's "baby"
from now on.
16 x 10-1/2 in. $40

1866 Hand colored wood engraving featured in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper showing several images of the Florence Sewing Machine Company's Works of America.
16 x 10-1/2 in.$50

1893 The Graphic half-tone images showing Weaving the Wedding Dress at Spitalfields for the Marriage of Princess May and H.R.H.,
The Duke of York.
15-1/2 x 11 in. $50

1917 Chromolithograph featured in The New Country Life showing the cover of A Color Manual of Oriental Rugs for their November issue.
14 x 10 in. $60

1888 Chromolithograph showing a young girl holding the yarn for her older sister as she turns the yarn into a ball to ready it for knitting. Title of image is, "A Helping Hand," and it was featured as a Supplement to The Illustrated London News.
16 x 11 in. $60

1819 Steel engraving on Weaving, published as the Act directs, by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown, Paternoster Row. Various styles of weaving looms
are shown in Plate II.
11-1/2 x 8-1/2 in. $30

C.1850 Set of lithographed images of lace doyleys (doilies), circular crocheted cushions and Couvrette, or Antimacassar and a crochet flower mat images. SOld as a pair.
Each lithograph measures:
9 x 6 in. Total price: $40

1872 Harper's Weekly hand colored wood engraving showing the Building of the Domestic Sewing-Machine Company, Corner of Broadway and Fourteenth Street." Published in Harper's Weekly.
16 x 11 in. $50

1857 Wood engraved images featured in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper. The upper image shows a view of I.M. Singer and Company's Sewing Machine EStablishment; and lower view shows the Interior view of the Central Office of
I.M. Singer & Co.
16 x 10-1/2 in. $40

1876 Harper's Weekly wood engravings showing the Murkland Ingrain Carpet Loom in the upper engraving and lower image shows the Lyall Positive Motion Loom in images titled, "The Centennial -- Improvements in Weaving."
16 x 11 in. $40


1920 Pine Needle Baskets. 15 creative examples in beautiful color. Ladies Home Journal.
9 x 15 in. $30

The Sewing-Circle. 1871 Every Saturday. Sewing party whilst two women gossip on the happenings outside the window. Hand colored, wood engraving.
10 5/8 x 14 5/8 in. $80

1913 Harper’s Weekly Cover – Showing a Seamstress fixing a tear in the boy’s trousers.
10 x 15 5/8 in. $40

Silk Spinning 1880 Afghanistan. 5 Vignettes showing this process. Wood engraving. Harper’s Bazaar.
10 x 16 in. $30

1760 Copper engraving published by the Universal Magazine for J. Hinton at the Kings ARms in J.Pauls Churchyard, London. Images shown are the Third Plate of the Woollen Manafacture Exhibiting the Art of Shearing, Working & Prepping
or Glazing Cloths.
10 x 8 in. $80

1880 Wood engraving featured in The Illustrated London News showing Embroidering Sarangs in SUmatra. Published in The
Illustrated London News.
10-1/2 x 8-1/4 in. $40

1874 Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper wood engraving showing The Ladies of the Society in St.John's Guild at their Monday Evening Sewing Circle, Making Garments for the Poor in
New York City.
11 x 8 in. $30

1862 Wood engraving from The Illustrated London News showing the New French Treaty, -- No. II.: Lyons and French Silks.
16 x 11 in. $40

1917 Photogravure images featured in The New York Times Mid-Week Pictorial which show the final process in the making of a million and a half army uniforms. Upper image shows the durable electric cutting machines that were capable of cutting through the thickness of 300 cloths at once. Bottom image shows the final process in the making of the uniforms and how they're assorted by sized and ready to be inspected by the
Government before shipping.
16 x 11 in. $40

Wood engraved advertisement for the Howe Sewing Machine Company and its manufacturing location in Bridgeport, Connecticut.
16-1/2 x 13-1/2 in. $60

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