*EXQUISITE VINTAGE HEIRLOOM CROCHETED BY HAND LACE CHEVRONS TRIMMED PILLOW CASES - 1 PAIR
Absolutely gorgeous vintage lace crocheted edged pillow cases in pristine condition! Recently I was fortunate enough to come across a number of beautiful pillow cases and will be putting them on my site in the near future.
My mother and grandmother crocheted decades ago and I can tell the handwork crocheted lace takes quite a bit of time with very small needles to knit this very intricate lace with such tiny holes and chevrons. People just do not do this hand work any more and it is difficult to find pillow cases in this wonderful condition.
These vintage pillow cases are probably from the '50s or '60s when people did this detailed type of work and life was a lot slower and not so hectic. The chevron design lace at the bottom measures 2" from top to bottom. The muslin pillow cases measure 22" x 31" not including the lace.
They will come to you freshly laundered, lightly starched and ironed and ready for you to put on your bed. They are in excellent condition and must not have been used much at all by the looks of them.
These vintage heirloom hand crocheted pillow cases would make a guest room look beautiful, be perfect as a wedding present for a bride who loves vintage linens, a housewarming gift or create a shabby chic look to a bedroom.
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We examine each item carefully and note any imperfections, but unless an item is said to be new, please don't expect it to be perfect & even some new items have small imperfections. I will always state in the description if there are any imperfections & I never do repairs but leave them to others who are better able to do them than me as that is not my expertise.
Please remember that unless specified all items have been used and will show varying signs of use or wear. We always list the obvious imperfections to the best of our abilities. However, some slight imperfections that will not show or affect wearing or using the item may slip by or not be considered worth mentioning.
Vintage nightgowns & peignoirs may be delicate so I do not wash them in the machine. I wash them in lukewarm water with Woolite or some other mild soap, then rinse & hang dripping wet in the shower.
Since these are vintage items, a bit of extra care needs to be taken with them so they remain beautiful & I definitely would never put a vintage nightgown or a peignoir in the dryer as it would ruin it.
The items are sold as we find them. We do not dry clean, launder, alter or repair vintage clothing and they should be cleaned or washed upon arrival. Please make your selection carefully & check the measurements as there is no return on clothing or other items.