As I left for the hardware store this morning to pick up some paint (super sale at True Value btw- buy one get one free in paint!!) I saw a big 'YARD SALE' sign at the end of our road...
well, you know I had to go.
Last time these neighbors had a yard sale I found the most delightful vintage stuff! They have several barns on their property and the property has been in the family for years... you know what that means ~ lots of great antique stuff hidden away!
This sale did not disappoint this time either!
I found some darling little bits -
a vintage flower frog,
little crystal deviled egg tray (Cullan is the deviled egg KING!)
a sweet little porcelain open weave basket for the bathroom (Japan)
and a white enameled cast iron bisquit tray (Ireland)
I also found a couple of darling antique baby sweaters to put on my antique dolls & saw several really neat old metal toolboxes and wooden bins, that I am thinking about going back up to get- They are open all weekend- so may be pulling more stuff out!
But the best find of the day was this~
A GORGEOUS antique jacket!
I am not one who usually is drawn towards these,
but this black little jacket is so incredibly beautiful!
The flowers and butterflies-
Gorgeous details everywhere you look-
right down to the beautiful lining!
Even the sleeves and back are covered with designs.
Reminds me of chinoiserie patterns on furniture and china
I don't know if that is writing or a stain on the inside and it appears to be hand sewn.
I also found another kimono robe that had dragons on it-
but this floral one -
oh so beautiful!
My neighbor pulled these out of the boxes in the attic.
They were her mothers and are antique-
She said they had them stored for probably about 50 years.
I seriously know nothing about jackets like this or Kimono robes & I have no idea what I will do with it... if any one has any thoughts or info please share.
For now it is on the mannequin.
So different from my normal finds... but I love it!
The total cost for all the items- $5.00.
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