Antique German Copper Monogram Stencil "SB" unused

ANTIQUE COPPER MONOGRAM STENCIL

Stencil with 7 initials - several different scripts in different sizes.

5" by 5". Stencil has not been used.

This is a true antique - from around 1900-1920, and - though never used - t will be some discoloration and darkening... and an occasional crimp - it just happens with age!!

Old stencils like this one were used during a time when young ladies looking to marriage would embroider their trousseau. Often young girls would start in their teens to collect linens and would hand-embroider their maiden name initials - after engagement (usually one year) the monogram would include the fiance's last name initial.

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