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John Wilsons' Successors, Ltd. of London

Carrying on with the tradition, John Wilsons' Successors of London manufactured high-end Irish Lace for fashionable women of the early twentieth century. Fine lace dresses and damasks were their specialties.

John Wilsons' Successors Real Irish Lace, $650.

Lewis Day's Thistle Design.

Purveyors of Linen to His Majesty the King.

Hand Weavers of the finest Double Damask made, designed by Walter Crane, Lewis Day, Anning Bell, etc., the only house stocking over 50 proprietary designs of the highest Artistic rank from $3.40 cloth.

John Wilson's Successors - 1907 Fashion Advertisement

"Heirloom" Regd.

Sheetings and Linens of the highest excellence.

Specialists in Real Lace, particularly Irish.

Collar Sets, $1.60; Boleros $15.40 (the Dress illustrated is $650, and is one of the most attractive made.)

Handkerchiefs

best French and Irish Cambric, from $0.85.

The Damask illustrated is "Heraldic Thistle," by Lewis Day, $4,75.

Orders Delivered in New York; duty and all expenses paid.

Ask for Some of Our Illustrated Catalogues

188 Regent St., London, W

Late 159 New Bond St

John Wilson Successor's Ltd. Woven Worth 1906

Discerning hostesses purchase

"Woven Worth"

Table Damask

For the artistic excellence of the designs (by Walter Crane, Lewis F. Day, R. Anning Bell, and other Famous Artists), the beauty and durability of the texture (handwoven from the best flax, and bleached by sun and rain), and because the prices are right. No other Table Linen is quite like it—none quite so choice.

Bed-Linen De Luxe.

Many people think it necessary to go to Paris or Vienna for the finest Bed-Linen, until they find that the most exquisite productions are obtainable from Wilsons', and often at 20 percent lower prices.

Irish Crochet Lace Robe by John Wilsons' Successors Ltd. of London

Fine Real Lace. Irish Crochet Lace Robe

Wilsons' "Heirloom" Trade Mark Sheets and House Linen

(Hand-Woven in Ireland and Yorkshire) have maintained a century's reputation for fineness and lasting wear, and their Handkerchiefs and Embroidered Linens are remarkable for tasteful designs and moderate prices.

Fully Illustrated Catalogue Free.

Orders Delivered in New York.

Prices quoted in dollars, inclusive of freight, duty and all charges, saving time, trouble and expense.

Fine Real Lace. Irish Crochet Lace Robe (Shown at Right), Complete 35 Guineas.

Skirt Alone, 27 Guineas. Bodice Alone, 8 Guineas

Other styles from 40 to 60 Guineas.

A choice collection of Antique and Modern Lace always in Stock.

Telegrams: “Handkerchief, London.”

Don't Leave London Without Visiting Wilsons'- Their Linens Are Unique.

188 Regent Street London W.

Late 159 New Bond St

John Wilsons' Successors Ltd. of London - 1906 Advertisement

Discerning hostess purchase

“Woven Worth”

Table Damask (See Text Above)

Bed-Linen De Luxe. (See Text Above)

Wilsons' "Heirloom" Trade Mark Sheets and House Linens (Hand-Woven in Ireland and Yorkshire) have maintained a century's reputation for fineness and lasting wear, and their Handkerchiefs and Embroidered Linens are remarkable for tasteful designs and moderate prices,

Fully Illustrated Catalogue Free.

Orders Delivered In New York.

Cunard Daily Bulletin: Fashion & Pleasure Resort Supplement, Liverpool: Cunard Steam Ship Company, Ltd., 1906

There is only One Firm in the World—“ Wilsons ’ ”—possessing- over sixty Exclusive Designs in Table Damask by Waller Crane, Lewis F. Day. R. Anning Belly &c.

There is only One Firm in the World—“ Wilsons ’ ”—possessing- over sixty Exclusive Designs in Table Damask by Waller Crane, Lewis F. Day. R. Anning Bell &c.

These Designs, as far removed from stereotyped four trade patterns as is the work of an Adams or a Chippendale from machine-made furniture, are Hand Woven on Wilsons’ Looms in Lurgan into Double Damask of irreproachable quality and bleached by sun and rain.

Wilsons’ Damask is 44 Woven Worth,” fully justifying the Firm’s registered trademark "Heirloom" and their century-old reputation.

The value in Linen Damask is not easily judged by the uninitiated, who are frequently misled by a high finish; but the relation of price to quality in Wilsons’ Damask will surprise Connoisseurs, as the beauty of the Designs will delight them.

Cloths of exceptional quality, 2x2 yards from 15/-. Full range of qualities, up to the finest Damask made, is kept in stock.

Price List, illustrating all their Designs, sent on request.

Cunard Daily Bulletin: Campania, 24 January 1908, p. 5.

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