Auction: Ewbanks, Stitches in Time – November 10, 2016

Stitches in Time, An Historical Collection of Embroidery and Textiles
Date: Thursday, November 10, 2016
Time: 10:00 AM
Place: Ewbank’s
Burnt Common Auction Rooms
London Road, Woking, Surrey GU23 7LN, UK
Monday 7th November: 9am-5pm
Tuesday 8th November: 9am-7pm
Wednesday 9th November: 9am-5pm
Morning of sale

Web Catalog:
Phone: +44 (0) 1483 223 101
Specialist:  Andrea Machen,

This is a single-owner collection of historical textiles (including a jacket previously owned by Queen Victoria, and given to the collection by Queen Mary). There are over 100 lots with lace in this auction, the photos available in the catalog indicate good strength in 19th c pieces, often in lots, as well as a number of earlier laces.  Contact Andrea if you want photos not available in the catalog.

Bidders should register with Ewbanks at You can bid in person, online, or via commission.
– Online bidding is possible through Ewbanks Live Bidding, The Auction Room, and Invaluable.  There is no extra 3% fee to pay if you bid through the Ewbanks site.
– Buyer’s premium on the hammer price  including VAT is 27% (22.5%+VAT). Live bidding platforms charge an additional percentage which is payable by the buyer (usually 3% plus VAT). 2.5% additional charge for using credit cards.
– There is a web page to make payment:

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