Category Archives: Victorian Lampshades

Fringed Vintage Victorian Lampshade Restored, PA

Antique Victorian lampshade restoration project.  This vintage wire frame was in mint condition.  Had I not taken the original cover off, I would have thought the wire was a new purchase and sent to me to be recovered.  My customer said the shade has only been in three homes.               […]

Vintage Fringe Victorian Lampshade, Recover / Restore, PA

This Vintage Victorian Lampshade is my current restoration project.   This beautiful frame has a slender chimney top and flares out to a scallop with a drop cuff.  The ivory shade cover is trimmed with a brassy gold trim and fringe.               The liner appears to have been cut […]

Vintage Victorian Crown Lampshade Restore, Repair, Akron, OH

This lace / fringed vintage victorian crown lampshade sat in a cold, damp garage for probably years.  The frame is beautiful and the original cover orientation was so well done.  The lace crown and lace drop cuff was so pretty lit, the only right thing to do was to reproduce the original idea.   The […]


Crown Victorian Lampshade without fringe.  I could not have been more pleasantly surprised with the lampshade without fringe on the original lamp base. I just could not picture this shade working without the fringe, but the finish without the fringe was beautiful. The lamp base is a beautiful crystal base that belonged to this lady’s […]

Victorian Crown Silk Shade Repair, Restore, OHIO

This is one of two Victorian Crown lampshades that are progress.  There are many styles and shapes of Victorian Crown Shades.  The shape of the lampshade frames are so elegant and shapely.  They are so specific in style, as to say, there is nothing “Contemporary” about them. This shade belongs to a couple in which […]

Crown Victorian Lampshade Frame Repair / Restore / OHIO

Victorian Crown Lampshade Wire Repair.  This shade is in the process of being restored.  The original fabric was seriously damaged.  The crown and bottom scallops were covered with lace and the center of the frame was a solid fabric.  A very pretty delicate looking design. The entire frame was wrapped with a cotton twill.  As […]