Monday, March 19, 2012

Dutch Chip Carved Board

Welcome to Laura @Whats For Dinner Mom and Recycleista

This post has such dark pictures of dancing dutch girls
that I am going to add just a bit of colour. 
Vintage organza ladies hanky. Flowers. 
Delicate, fresh as the day it was made (also from the Church sale)
and the last picture in this post is a vintage crocheted small faded green runner
shown on burlap and canvas.

So, here are the set of dark pictures.
Antique. Carved. Chip Carved Board. Lots of wear.
Carved date: 1/20/05 = January 20, 1905
I can't find any information on dutch dancing girls chip carving online. 
The faces of the girls are pretty grim. 
This chip carved board is another find from that great Church sale.

Date on back
Five Dutch Girls
Not a smile to be seen.

Close up of the chip carving details

Just to lighten things up again, here is another well loved, mended crocheted small dresser scarf.

I love the evidence of careful mending (brown coloured thread on aqua).
Picture taken outside, on fresh drop cloth and old burlap sack. Love the contrasts.

Linking with:
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  1. You made some great finds at that Church Sale!!! Thanks for stopping by my blog and adding me to your blogroll...I've done the same for you!!!

  2. Fantastic finds! Thank you for sharing.


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