Centerpieces & Doilies


Antique & Vintage
Centerpieces and Doilies
  ~ The back bone of Victorian decorating ~
 
The name “doilie” came to be from a series of events beginning in the latter part of 1800’s.  Up until that time doilies were most commonly called Rounds, Roundels or Roundells (the name varied by location).  Around 1880 emerged an industrious fellow by the name of Doyle who roamed the countryside’s of Ireland, calling on the peasants to make linens for him and forming a huge cottage industry.  These linens were then exported en masse around the world.  The products bought from Doyle, whether they be roundels, runners, or placemats were dubbed “Doylees” or “Doylies” by the shop owners.  The early women’s magazines soon began publishing articles on how the crafty housewife could replicate them.  It was probably they who narrowed down and titled their articles on Roundels as “Doylies”. 
 
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Antique French Cluny Lace Centerpiece – Very Nice!
Antique French Cluny Lace Centerpiece – Very Nice!
$65.00
Gorgeous 24" Centerpiece with a Very Wide Crocheted Lace Edge
Gorgeous 24" Centerpiece with a Very Wide Crocheted Lace Edge
$38.00
Antique American Linen Embroidered Centerpiece or Small Tablecloth
Antique American Linen Embroidered Centerpiece or Small Tablecloth
$42.00
Pretty little Linen and Schiffli Lace Doilie
Pretty little Linen and Schiffli Lace Doilie
$12.00
1940's Crocheted Purple Pansy Doilie
1940's Crocheted Purple Pansy Doilie
$16.00
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Crocheted Bluebird Centerpiece – Like new!
Crocheted Bluebird Centerpiece – Like new!
$26.00
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Pomegranate Mountmellick Hand Embroidered Centerpiece
Pomegranate Mountmellick Hand Embroidered Centerpiece
$68.00
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Lovely Edwardian American Made Centerpiece
Lovely Edwardian American Made Centerpiece
$26.00
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Antique Hand Crocheted Filet Centerpiece in a Rose Pattern
Antique Hand Crocheted Filet Centerpiece in a Rose Pattern
$23.00
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Small 12” Hand Crocheted Doilie – Adorable!
Small 12” Hand Crocheted Doilie – Adorable!
$14.00
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15” Hand Crocheted Doilie – Art Deco Pattern
15” Hand Crocheted Doilie – Art Deco Pattern
$17.00
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Stately 32” Linen and Hand Crocheted Lace Centerpiece
Stately 32” Linen and Hand Crocheted Lace Centerpiece
$32.00
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29” White Hand Crocheted Centerpiece – Like New!
29” White Hand Crocheted Centerpiece – Like New!
$29.00
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Gorgeous 21” Crocheted Centerpiece – Cream Fading to White
Gorgeous 21” Crocheted Centerpiece – Cream Fading to White
$28.00
Antique Scalloped Linen and Lace “Utility Piece”
Antique Scalloped Linen and Lace “Utility Piece”
$17.00
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22.5” Hand Crocheted Peacock Feather Centerpiece - Timeless
22.5” Hand Crocheted Peacock Feather Centerpiece - Timeless
$22.00
18.5” Hand Crocheted Pineapple Centerpiece – Lovely!
18.5” Hand Crocheted Pineapple Centerpiece – Lovely!
$18.00
30” Off-white Crocheted Centerpiece – Would also Make a great little Tablecloth
30” Off-white Crocheted Centerpiece – Would also Make a great little Tablecloth
$30.00
16” Hand Crocheted Doilie with Czech Glass Beads – This is neat!
16” Hand Crocheted Doilie with Czech Glass Beads – This is neat!
$21.00
Hand Crocheted Filet Lace Donkey – Unused and Perfect
Hand Crocheted Filet Lace Donkey – Unused and Perfect
$18.00
29” Hand Crocheted Centerpiece – Pretty Filet Floral Pattern
29” Hand Crocheted Centerpiece – Pretty Filet Floral Pattern
$29.00
Mid 19th Century Brussels Duchesse Lace Doilie – Be still my heart…
Mid 19th Century Brussels Duchesse Lace Doilie – Be still my heart…
$65.00
23” Hand Embroidered Centerpiece with Scalloped edge
23” Hand Embroidered Centerpiece with Scalloped edge
$32.00
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Three 9” Embroidery on Net Doilies – Slightly shabby but Soooo Pretty
Three 9” Embroidery on Net Doilies – Slightly shabby but Soooo Pretty
$18.00
Swedish Crocheted Centerpiece with Fringe
Swedish Crocheted Centerpiece with Fringe
$32.00
Eight Delightful European Bobbin Lace Coasters
Eight Delightful European Bobbin Lace Coasters
$72.00
26” Linen Centerpiece with Lace Edge – Delft Blue
26” Linen Centerpiece with Lace Edge – Delft Blue
$35.00
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Fabulous Machine Filet Lace Centerpiece with Linen Center – Scenes of the Orient
Fabulous Machine Filet Lace Centerpiece with Linen Center – Scenes of the Orient
$45.00
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Antique Linen Wedding Centerpiece c. 1900
Antique Linen Wedding Centerpiece c. 1900
$45.00
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Pair of vintage hand tatted doilies - perfect!
Pair of vintage hand tatted doilies - perfect!
$30.00
Set of 12 antique hand crocheted drink coasters
Set of 12 antique hand crocheted drink coasters
$78.00
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