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Rare Pair Homespun Linen Pillow Slips

Rare Pair Homespun Linen Pillow Slips
Rare Pair Homespun Linen Pillow Slips
Rare Pair Homespun Linen Pillow Slips

Rare Pair Homespun Linen Pillow Slips
Rare Pair Homespun Linen Pillow Slips

These pillowslips are out of small collection that I have put together over the years. They were purchased at the York Show and are from Lancaster County. They are 17 inches wide by 34 inches long which includes the 1 ½ inch fringe on the bottom. They are completely hand sewn, and are signed "M E G", inventoried “1”and dated “1841”. There is some foxing along the fold lines and where they had been exposed (see photos) but the fabric is strong and (judging by the fringe) I don't believe they have ever been used or washed. This does not detract from them at all. Homespun linen pillow slips are extremely hard to find, in any shape. Most that we do see show signs of wear from daily use. These are a nice example of the Pennsylvania homespun bed linen tradition.

Price: SOLD

The items featured here are a small sampling of our inventory. If you are looking for a particular item, it may be in the shop so don't hesitate to contact me. Also, do check the photos under the "Shop & Shows" feature page, as you may spot an item in one of them that speaks to your collecting sensibility.

Also, don't hesitate to ask for more photos of a piece..Or ask as many questions as you like about it.

Terms and Conditions of Sale:

Personal checks, money orders, cashiers checks. Personal checks require a 7 business day bank clearance period. Unless prior arrangements have been made, payment must be received within 7 days or item will be re-offered for sale.

I guarantee all items to be as described. I try to be as thorough and meticulous in my descriptions as possible, and will gladly send additional photos as well as answer any questions about a piece in order to avoid return of merchandise.

In the event there is a discrepancy with respect to an item's representation, I must be notified within 48 hours of receipt of the piece. Upon notification, and my approval, the item must be returned within 7 days in the condition it was received in order to receive a refund less shipping and insurance.

Pennsylvania residents must pay 6% sales tax unless they possess a valid resale number.

Shipping and Handling:
Purchaser is responsible for all shipping, handling and insurance costs. I ship via the best and lowest priced carrier for the piece. Pickup of items at The Black Angus in Adamstown, Pennsylvania is a possibility depending on circumstances.

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