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Turn of the Century, Large Ruched Black SILK MUFF, dating from the EDWARDIAN Period, Circa Vintage 1905

Turn of the Century, Large Ruched Black SILK MUFF, dating from the EDWARDIAN Period, Circa Vintage 1905

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Overview

  • Vintage item from 1900 - 1909
  • Material: ruched silk
  • Favorited by: 32 people
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A quite large and lavish antique, this Edwardian era muff has wonderful designs detailing the expertly ruched and pleated surface that creates a lovely pattern that is made of French silk. Breathtaking!
Exquisite styling and quite rare, this antique piece is so very beautiful. The fluted sides provide extra styling for the lavish women who could afford such luxuries. Dates from the Edwardian to the teens WWI era to quite possibly, the early 1920s. Perfect for your Downton Abbey dress up attire.

Measures approximately 18" wide by 9" tall with the body of the muff being 9 x 9". This lovely antique silk muff is in very good condition, with a few minor flaws, it is lovely and clean with no soiling or stains. The minor flaws include an area where the silk needs to be stitched down and wear to the interior where there would have been much rubbing. The silk lining is torn, but it is not dry rotted. A few stitches would be all it needs.

A rare find regardless of the minor issues. No musty odors, it has been well stored in a trunk in a private home and never in an attic or basement. It looks lovely in its presentation.

Like this item and looking for more like it? Please check out our pages and pages of vintage here at http://www.etsy.com/shop/IncogneetoVintage !
Also:
Are you a dealer and want to buy in quantity? Check out our new store on etsy for wholesale vintage purchasing:

http://www.etsy.com/shop/truevintagewholesale
A quite large and lavish antique, this Edwardian era muff has wonderful designs detailing the expertly ruched and pleated surface that creates a lovely pattern that is made of French silk. Breathtaking!
Exquisite styling and quite rare, this antique piece is so very beautiful. The fluted sides provide extra styling for the lavish women who could afford such luxuries. Dates from the Edwardian to the teens WWI era to quite possibly, the early 1920s. Perfect for your Downton Abbey dress up attire.

Measures approximately 18" wide by 9" tall with the body of the muff being 9 x 9". This lovely antique silk muff is in very good condition, with a few minor flaws, it is lovely and clean with no soiling or stains. The minor flaws include an area where the silk needs to be stitched down and wear to the interior where there would have been much rubbing. The silk lining is torn, but it is not dry rotted. A few stitches would be all it needs.

A rare find regardless of the minor issues. No musty odors, it has been well stored in a trunk in a private home and never in an attic or basement. It looks lovely in its presentation.

Like this item and looking for more like it? Please check out our pages and pages of vintage here at http://www.etsy.com/shop/IncogneetoVintage !
Also:
Are you a dealer and want to buy in quantity? Check out our new store on etsy for wholesale vintage purchasing:

http://www.etsy.com/shop/truevintagewholesale

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Etsy direct checkout is preferred, Paypal, checks and money orders are also accepted. Personal checks are fine as long as you don't mind waiting until the funds clear. If a check's returned NSF, I'll ask you to cover the bank fee - it's only fair. Checks can be sent to:
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I also offer layaway or installment purchases on a case by case basis; so please ask. Terms are 20% down with 30 days to pay. If you do not pay within 30 days, I will remove your reserve and open the listing to other buyers. At that point, you forfeit your deposit.

Tax is collected for sales in NJ. Paypal automatically adds it to every purchase, so if your item is a non taxable item, I will be sure to refund those monies.

Returns & exchanges

Refunds are no longer accepted unless the item is grossly misrepresented or damaged in shipment. I go out of my way to include all measurements to assure a proper fit. It is the buyers responsibility to read the listing and ask questions if I am missing something.
If a refund is warranted, items must be returned promptly (within 3 days of receiving) and in the same condition as sent - I absolutely do not refund shipping expense. That money went to the post office, not in my pocket so I don't have it to give you!

I understand that clothing is a difficult piece of merchandise to buy online since you cannot feel the fabric, smell the presence or lack of odors, and most importantly, you cannot try the garment on for proper fit. Sure, I carefully measure & note actual measurements of the items in my listings, but that doesn't always do it. I ask my customers to compare measurements to an item of their own that fits. I also carefully disclose condition... but sometimes I miss a seam, or a loose hem stitch. This is to be expected of vintage. These items are old. I do however reserve the right to handle any dispute individually & will work with you to resolve a problem should one occur.

Prompt communication is the key to a good online experience. If I don't hear from you, I will assume our business has concluded.
Refunds are no longer accepted unless the item is grossly misrepresented or damaged in shipment. I go out of my way to include all measurements to assure a proper fit. It is the buyers responsibility to read the listing and ask questions if I am missing something.
If a refund is warranted, items must be returned promptly (within 3 days of receiving) and in the same condition as sent - I absolutely do not refund shipping expense. That money went to the post office, not in my pocket so I don't have it to give you!

I understand that clothing is a difficult piece of merchandise to buy online since you cannot feel the fabric, smell the presence or lack of odors, and most importantly, you cannot try the garment on for proper fit. Sure, I carefully measure & note actual measurements of the items in my listings, but that doesn't always do it. I ask my customers to compare measurements to an item of their own that fits. I also carefully disclose condition... but sometimes I miss a seam, or a loose hem stitch. This is to be expected of vintage. These items are old. I do however reserve the right to handle any dispute individually & will work with you to resolve a problem should one occur.

Prompt communication is the key to a good online experience. If I don't hear from you, I will assume our business has concluded.

Shipping policies

I ship within 3 days following receipt of funds using the fastest/ most affordable method with The United Staes Post Office.

In most cases international buyers can expect delivery via USPS 1st class international airmail and domestic clients will receive priority mail shipping. First class or Standard Post may be used for some items domestically if it will save you money.

+++++++++++++OVERSEAS SHIPPING INFORMATION++++++++++++
We love international buyers and will find the cheapest solution to get your purchases to you. Items are shipped US Postal Service First Class Insured. Please allow 6 - 8 weeks for your package to arrive.

Overseas customers are responsible for duties, taxes, and other fees incurred on packages. Madge has no control over the fees assessed by your home country.

EU buyers who purchase goods from outside the EU will be charged VAT by your Customs Agency if the total cost of the goods is over their VAT import threshold. Please check with your Customs Department for the amount of that threshold.

****UK BUYERS PLEASE READ THIS **** Customs duties will be charged to you for any items over £15. In addition you will be assessed a £8 handling charge by Royal Mail in addition to any customs fees. Packages are held until you pay the total fee. Payment may be made online.

I package responsibly so your purchase arrives safely & quickly; but if an item is accidentally damaged in transit, please convo me immediately.

I love to combine shipping. If you need a quote before purchasing several items, just drop me a convo with your zip code or country.
I ship within 3 days following receipt of funds using the fastest/ most affordable method with The United Staes Post Office.

In most cases international buyers can expect delivery via USPS 1st class international airmail and domestic clients will receive priority mail shipping. First class or Standard Post may be used for some items domestically if it will save you money.

+++++++++++++OVERSEAS SHIPPING INFORMATION++++++++++++
We love international buyers and will find the cheapest solution to get your purchases to you. Items are shipped US Postal Service First Class Insured. Please allow 6 - 8 weeks for your package to arrive.

Overseas customers are responsible for duties, taxes, and other fees incurred on packages. Madge has no control over the fees assessed by your home country.

EU buyers who purchase goods from outside the EU will be charged VAT by your Customs Agency if the total cost of the goods is over their VAT import threshold. Please check with your Customs Department for the amount of that threshold.

****UK BUYERS PLEASE READ THIS **** Customs duties will be charged to you for any items over £15. In addition you will be assessed a £8 handling charge by Royal Mail in addition to any customs fees. Packages are held until you pay the total fee. Payment may be made online.

I package responsibly so your purchase arrives safely & quickly; but if an item is accidentally damaged in transit, please convo me immediately.

I love to combine shipping. If you need a quote before purchasing several items, just drop me a convo with your zip code or country.

Additional policies

We are pleased to announce that we have just opened a wholesale annex here on etsy as TRUEVINTAGEWHOLESALE, where we sell lots of vintage by the category. It's a slow start but I am putting new listings up daily. Please visit it here:
https://www.etsy.com/shop/TRUEVINTAGEWHOLESALE

Condition: My vintage clothing, jewelry & accessories are vintage and therefore not brand new. Please expect some age wear to vintage. I disclose all damages that are obvious, but please ask questions if you have a concern.

Requests: If I have what you're looking for (and I have A LOT!), I'll list it so we can keep Etsy one of the best online buying sites around!

International: International customers should note that occasionally your purchase may incur VAT or customs charges. As a buyer, it's your responsibility to be familiar with and pay any assessed duties based on your country of delivery.

Discounts: I believe I have my items priced fairly for the market. I have been selling vintage since 1986 and know what the going prices are. I wouldn't have been able to stay in business this long if I was over priced, especially during the recession! Therefore, I consider my prices to be firm. Prices reflect the time it takes to list, salary to my photographer and models, fees on etsy and paypal. However, there have been times when I will accept a reasonable discount offer. After all, I have coupon codes available for repeat customers.
We are pleased to announce that we have just opened a wholesale annex here on etsy as TRUEVINTAGEWHOLESALE, where we sell lots of vintage by the category. It's a slow start but I am putting new listings up daily. Please visit it here:
https://www.etsy.com/shop/TRUEVINTAGEWHOLESALE

Condition: My vintage clothing, jewelry & accessories are vintage and therefore not brand new. Please expect some age wear to vintage. I disclose all damages that are obvious, but please ask questions if you have a concern.

Requests: If I have what you're looking for (and I have A LOT!), I'll list it so we can keep Etsy one of the best online buying sites around!

International: International customers should note that occasionally your purchase may incur VAT or customs charges. As a buyer, it's your responsibility to be familiar with and pay any assessed duties based on your country of delivery.

Discounts: I believe I have my items priced fairly for the market. I have been selling vintage since 1986 and know what the going prices are. I wouldn't have been able to stay in business this long if I was over priced, especially during the recession! Therefore, I consider my prices to be firm. Prices reflect the time it takes to list, salary to my photographer and models, fees on etsy and paypal. However, there have been times when I will accept a reasonable discount offer. After all, I have coupon codes available for repeat customers.

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