Antimacassar Sets


Antique & Vintage
 
Antimacassar sets
 
Antimacassar gets its name chiefly from a port in Indonesia.  During Victorian times the port of Makkasar was famous for exporting oils (mostly palm and coconut) which were used to make a hair pomade for men.   It was quickly discovered that the pomade had a tendency to transfer from a gentleman’s hair to the back of the upholstered furniture he was sitting on.  Thus, the anti macassar was developed to protect the furniture.
 
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Lovely Hand Crocheted Antimacassar Set in a Peacock Pattern
Lovely Hand Crocheted Antimacassar Set in a Peacock Pattern
$46.00
Italian Hand Embroidered Antimacassar Set – Oh my!
Italian Hand Embroidered Antimacassar Set – Oh my!
$69.00
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Vintage Crocheted Antimacassar Set – Peacock Feather
Vintage Crocheted Antimacassar Set – Peacock Feather
$36.00
Dainty Hand Crocheted Antimacassar Set for Ladies Chair
Dainty Hand Crocheted Antimacassar Set for Ladies Chair
$36.00
Whimsical Antimacassar Set with Tassels - Cats
Whimsical Antimacassar Set with Tassels - Cats
$36.00
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Hand Crocheted Antimacassar Set - Butterfly and Iris - 3 sets available!
Hand Crocheted Antimacassar Set - Butterfly and Iris - 3 sets available!
$36.00
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Whimsical 3 pc Hand Crocheted Antimacassar Set - Chickens? Peacocks?  you decide
Whimsical 3 pc Hand Crocheted Antimacassar Set - Chickens? Peacocks? you decide
$36.00

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