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Sailors Woolies

19th Century Matched Pair of Sailor's Yachting Woolies
Located in Nantucket, MA
Very unusual 19th century matched pair of sailor's Yachting Woolies, circa 1870, a true pair of
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Antique Late 19th Century English Folk Art Nautical Objects

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Wool

British Sailor's Woolwork Pair of Pictures or Woolies with Ship and Flags
Located in Downingtown, PA
The pair of large Sailor's woolwork pictures are within maple frames and a gilt inner border with a
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Antique 1860s English Folk Art Nautical Objects

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Wool, Textile

British Sailor's Woolwork, Signed W. Kingston
Located in Downingtown, PA
British Sailor's Woolwork, Signed W. Kingston, Circa 1870 The charming and unusual sailor
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Antique Late 19th Century English Folk Art Decorative Art

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Wool

Antique British Sailor's Woolwork 'Woolie' Sailing Ship 19th Century Maritime
Located in Katonah, NY
: $1,400 Background: Sailors' wool works are often called 'Woolies' and were produced from the 1840s until
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Antique Mid-19th Century English Folk Art Outsider and Self Taught Art

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Wool

Sailor's Woolie of the American Protected Cruiser "USS Chicago", circa 1885
Located in Nantucket, MA
portrays an American vessel: while we normally assume woolies to made by British sailors, even when
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Antique 1880s American Folk Art Nautical Objects

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Wool

British Woolwork 'Woolie' of Three Ships
Located in Downingtown, PA
wide, 28-1/4 inches wide. Illustrated: "Woolies: Sailor's Embroidered Folk Art," by Mo Wajselfish
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Antique 1870s English Folk Art Nautical Objects

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Wool

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Sailing Ship Diorama 19th Century Signed
Located in Norwood, NJ
George Vempley Burwood British (1844-1917) signed and dated. Sailing ship, schooner diorama shadow box with figures and painted background.
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Antique 1890s British Victorian Nautical Objects

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Glass, Wood, Paint

Vintage Handmade Boat Model Diorama
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Vintage handmade boat model diorama of the "Sovereign of the Seas" a three masted schooner, displayed in its original case. Originally built in Massachusetts in 1852 and in 1854, thi...
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Antique 19th Century American American Colonial Nautical Objects

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Hardwood

Antique Louis XV Provincial Style Fruit Wood Desk
Located in Laguna Beach, CA
Antique Louis XV style fruit wood writing table / desk, 19th century with alterations. With a rectangular top with slightly beveled edges and canted corners, two frieze drawers with ...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XV Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

American Needlework Sampler by Maria Morris, 1827
Located in Nantucket, MA
Antique American Needlework Sampler by Maria Morris, 1827, a needlework sampler on linen panel having alphabet and numerals, above a religious “rod and reproof” verse, over a house a...
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Antique 1820s American Federal Decorative Art

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Thread, Linen

7990 Scrimshaw of vertically engraved whale tooth dated around 1850
Located in Milan, IT
Scrimshaw of a vertically engraved whale tooth datable to around the mid-19th century depicting an old sailor with a beard and long hair holding leaning over one shoulder a cormoran...
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Antique 1850s Nautical Objects

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Teeth

34-Star Civil War American Flag, Antique Great Star Pattern, circa 1861
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
The stars of this extremely rare, Civil War-era flag are arranged in what is sometimes called the "Great Flower" pattern, a large star made out of smaller stars -- named as such beca...
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Antique 1860s American Political and Patriotic Memorabilia

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Linen

Scrimshaw of engraved whale tooth depicting naked woman with very 1850s face
Located in Milan, IT
Scrimshaw of an engraved whale tooth, depicting naked woman with a very end, with long hair and turgid breasts flying the American flag, on the back large vessel with sails unfu...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Nautical Objects

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Teeth

Scrimshaw of vertically engraved orca tooth depicting vessel mid-19th century
Located in Milan, IT
Scrimshaw of a vertically engraved hour's tooth depicting a vessel bow to left flag of the United Kingdom, above li initials L.G.F. On the back vase with beautiful plant decoration s...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Nautical Objects

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Teeth

Victorian Taxidermy Diorama with White Wagtail ca. 1900
Located in Berghuelen, DE
Victorian Taxidermy Diorama with white wagtail ca. 1900 An antique diorama with a taxidermied white wagtail sitting in a handpainted landscape. Mounted in a wooden case with ebonize...
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Early 20th Century German Rustic Taxidermy

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Glass, Wood

Neighborhood Watch Street Sign, 1980s USA
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Vintage street sign that reads "This is a Neighborhood Watch Community". Black letters on a reflective white background. Used to have red accents which have since faded due to weathe...
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Vintage 1980s American Contemporary Art

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Metal

Antique Art Deco Epstein Manner Burr Walnut Cocktail Cabinet Dry Bar 1920s
Located in London, GB
This is a fantastic antique Art Deco petit burr walnut cocktail cabinet in the Epstein manner by Turnidge of London, circa 1920 in date. There is no mistaking the timeless appea...
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Vintage 1920s English Art Deco Dry Bars

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Walnut

Solid Brass Ships Fixed Porthole
Located in Norwell, MA
Solid brass highly polished ships portlight with tempered glass. The glass has imperfections from years at sea. This porthole has been polished and lacquered. Weight: 16 LBS Over...
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Vintage 1930s North American Nautical Objects

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Brass

Scrimshaw of excellently made engraved whale's tooth dated around 1850
Located in Milan, IT
Scrimshaw of an engraved and beautifully crafted whale tooth dated around the mid-19th century depicting vessel with full sails under sail, on the back a lady in a long dress with in...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Nautical Objects

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Teeth

Carved and Painted Tuna Fish Trade Sign
Located in Norwell, MA
Expertly carved trade sign reminiscent of those that used to hand in the large waterfront fish piers in England. This tuna has been authentically painted, fitted with iron hanging bo...
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2010s British Nautical Objects

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Wood

Vintage Ship Porthole Wing Dog Bolt Brass Paperweight
Located in San Diego, CA
A very cool vintage ship porthole wing dog bolt brass paperweight, circa 1940s. The piece has a well worn brass patina and measures 3.25"W x 1.5"D x 5.25"H. A very cool and unique pi...
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Early 20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Paperweights

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Brass

Mid 19th Century Sailor's Elaborate Woolie
Located in Nantucket, MA
Antique Sailor's elaborate woolwork, circa 1855, with a photograph of the sailor held in a woolwork frame set on the British flag on a cruciform reserve; with the "Honi Soit Qui Mal ...
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Antique 1850s English Folk Art Nautical Objects

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Wool

Mid 19th Century Sailor's Elaborate Woolie
Mid 19th Century Sailor's Elaborate Woolie
H 29.5 in W 36.63 in D 1.5 in

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Woolwork Picture of Bray Church, England, circa 1850
Located in Philadelphia, PA
. This was worked in a tradition closely related to 19th century sailors’ woolies but instead of the
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Antique 1850s English Country Decorative Art

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Wool

19th Century American Sailor’s Woolie, 19th Century
Located in Nantucket, MA
’s woolies. The romantic idea is that sailors would while away their leisure time below decks by weaving and
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Antique Late 19th Century American Folk Art Nautical Objects

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Canvas, Wool

19th Century Trinity House Sailor's Woolie
Located in Nantucket, MA
’s woolies. The romantic idea is that sailors would while away their leisure time below decks by weaving and
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Antique Mid-19th Century English Folk Art Nautical Objects

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Wool, Canvas

19th Century Trinity House Sailor's Woolie
19th Century Trinity House Sailor's Woolie
H 22.25 in W 29.38 in D 1 in
Pair Of 19th Century Woolies
Located in San Francisco, CA
of a sailor and a soldier. One dated 1879. In maple frames.
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Antique 19th Century English Decorative Art

Pair Of 19th Century Woolies
Pair Of 19th Century Woolies
H 21.5 in W 21.5 in
19th Century Sailor's Wool Work of Four Masted Ship
Located in Nantucket, MA
other nation). The fact that nearly all woolies were made by British sailors also fits in with the
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Antique 1860s English Folk Art Nautical Objects

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Wool

British Sailor's Woolwork 'Woolie' of the Mary Ann, circa 1870-1880
Located in Downingtown, PA
sailor's art often known as woolies. A large "painterly" woolwork picture of a portside view of the ship
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Antique 1870s English Folk Art Nautical Objects

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Wool

British Sailor's Woolwork or Woolie of H.M.S. Black Prince
Located in Downingtown, PA
armoured ships. Literature: See illustration for January, "Woolies: Sailors' Embroidered Folk Art
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Antique 1860s English Victorian Decorative Art

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Wool

Large 19th Century Sailor's Woolie of Ship and Lighthouse, circa 1870
Located in Nantucket, MA
Large 19th century Sailor's Woolie of Ship and Lighthouse, circa 1870, a sailor's hand embroidered
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Antique 1870s English Folk Art Nautical Objects

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Wool

A Pair of British Sailor's Woolworks of The H.M.S Marlborough
Located in Downingtown, PA
The very rare pair of woolies depict the H.M.S. Marlborough with numerous other ships in the
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Antique 19th Century English Folk Art Decorative Art

English 19th Century Woolwork
Located in San Francisco, CA
A fine example of an English sailor's woolwork picture depicting a fully dressed ship with an
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Antique Mid-19th Century English Victorian Nautical Objects

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Wool

English 19th Century Woolwork
English 19th Century Woolwork
H 21.5 in W 29 in D 2 in
19th Century New England Sailor’s Woolie, circa 1850
Located in Nantucket, MA
naïve, somewhat impressionist, are colloquially referred to as sailor’s woolies. The romantic idea is
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Antique Mid-19th Century American Folk Art Nautical Objects

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Wool, Canvas

19th Century British Sailor’s Woolie of a Ship-of-the-Line, circa 1840
Located in Nantucket, MA
impressionist, are colloquially referred to as sailor’s woolies. The romantic idea is that sailors would while
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Antique Mid-19th Century English Folk Art Nautical Objects

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Wool, Canvas

British Soldier’s Woolie from the Raj 76th Regiment of Foot, circa 1813
Located in Nantucket, MA
, somewhat naïve, somewhat impressionist, are colloquially referred to as sailor’s woolies. The romantic idea
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Antique 1810s English Folk Art Decorative Art

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Linen, Wool

19th Century Sailor’s Folk Art Woolie, circa 1880
Located in Nantucket, MA
19th century Sailor’s Folk Art woolie, circa 1880, depicting two fishing smacks (and a third in the
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Antique 1880s English Nautical Objects

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Wool

Silk Ship Picture
Located in St. Louis, MO
birdseye maple frame. Image size 5" x 11". Woolies, as they're often called, are classic
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Antique 19th Century English Nautical Objects

Silk Ship Picture
H 8.5 in W 14.5 in
Wool Ship Picture
Located in St. Louis, MO
maple frame. Image size 12¾" x 17" Woolies, as they're often called, are classic English
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Antique 19th Century English Nautical Objects

Wool Ship Picture
H 19 in W 24 in
Mid 19th Century Woolwork Picture
Located in Philadelphia, PA
19th century in England. Often known as “woolies,” which is a term that primarily refers to the
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Antique 19th Century English Decorative Art

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