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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Small German Handmade Mosaic Lace Tablecloth or Centerpiece
Small German Handmade Mosaic Lace Tablecloth or Centerpiece
$95.00
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16” Crocheted Doilie in a Delicate Fern Pattern
16” Crocheted Doilie in a Delicate Fern Pattern
$22.00
Antique Hand Crocheted “Cat” Doilie
Antique Hand Crocheted “Cat” Doilie
$18.00
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Antique Pair of Hand Crocheted “Dog” Doilies
Antique Pair of Hand Crocheted “Dog” Doilies
$18.00
Floral Hand Crocheted Doilie or Pillow cover
Floral Hand Crocheted Doilie or Pillow cover
$24.00
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Rare Antique Crocheted Cream and Sugar Doilies
Rare Antique Crocheted Cream and Sugar Doilies
$40.00
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Delightful Hand Crocheted Figural Doilie – Feeding the Chickens
Delightful Hand Crocheted Figural Doilie – Feeding the Chickens
$45.00
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18” Embroidered Linen Centerpiece – Oh, so Irish!
18” Embroidered Linen Centerpiece – Oh, so Irish!
$38.00
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16” Vintage Crocheted Peacock Feather Doilie - Timeless
16” Vintage Crocheted Peacock Feather Doilie - Timeless
$22.00
Rare Antique Crocheted Filet “Pie” Doilie
Rare Antique Crocheted Filet “Pie” Doilie
$20.00
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Heavenly Antique Linen Centerpiece with Mixed Embroidery Techniques
Heavenly Antique Linen Centerpiece with Mixed Embroidery Techniques
$120.00
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25” Crocheted Pineapple Centerpiece with Pink Edge
25” Crocheted Pineapple Centerpiece with Pink Edge
$29.00
14” Two-Tone Crocheted Doilie in a Fern Pattern
14” Two-Tone Crocheted Doilie in a Fern Pattern
$14.00
Czech Hand Crocheted Centerpiece in Rich Ecru
Czech Hand Crocheted Centerpiece in Rich Ecru
$28.00
14.5” Hand Crocheted Doilie with Frilly Multi-colored edge
14.5” Hand Crocheted Doilie with Frilly Multi-colored edge
$16.00
14.5” Crocheted Doilie with Frilly Multi-colored edge
14.5” Crocheted Doilie with Frilly Multi-colored edge
$16.00
3 Piece Crocheted Dresser set with Pink Edge
3 Piece Crocheted Dresser set with Pink Edge
$22.00
Set of Five Pink & White Crocheted Doilies – 2 Large, 3 small
Set of Five Pink & White Crocheted Doilies – 2 Large, 3 small
$30.00
Perfect Pair of 8” Doilies in Bubble Gum Pink!
Perfect Pair of 8” Doilies in Bubble Gum Pink!
$18.00
Small Normandy Lace Doilie from France – Perfect!
Small Normandy Lace Doilie from France – Perfect!
$45.00
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
Eight Delightful European Bobbin Lace Coasters
Eight Delightful European Bobbin Lace Coasters
$72.00
Set of 12 antique hand crocheted drink coasters
Set of 12 antique hand crocheted drink coasters
$78.00
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