Vera scarves dating
They are often made of carbon steel and plated with silver, though those pictured above are not marked silver-plate. While we know it was hand-blown because of the pontil mark on the bottom, the rim was cut (perhaps due to sloppy blowing) and left unpolished (it looks dull).
However, the emerald color is striking, so I believe someone will want to add this piece to their collection (cost: 20 cents, value: .00). Linking up with these great parties: Elizabeth & Co.
This week-end, temperatures reached almost 90 degrees and the humidity was terrible.
Nonetheless, my sweet husband and I made a trip north to the small city of Johnstown, which holds and annual city-wide garage sale.
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Brass letter opener (25 cents/-10.00), “WASA SOLINGEN” embroidery scissors (25 cents/.00), magnifying glass (25 cents/.00), and 1928 (modern) pen (25 cents/.00).
Note–“Solingen” is an area in Germany known for producing high quality scissors.
The well-known Vera logo was created because, as part of the process of silkscreening her paintings onto the scarves, her signature transferred as well.For example, I just saw Vera napkins advertised in a Christmas Tree Shoppe flyer. Their beautiful graphics have been speaking to me lately.I’m not familiar with this brand, but it’s definitely vintage, constructed of 30% silk and 70% vinal (vinyl? That means a special scarf post coming up sometime soon…The city also boasts Johnson Hall, a pre-Revolutionary State historic site that I’ve wanted to visit for a while.
Today is all about vintage finds, though, so come back later in the week to hear more about Johnson Hall.This coffee pot is an example of a piece of painted ironstone.