18th Century Goods

Shop for 18th century reproductions and historic trade goods from Colonial Williamsburg and other products inspired by our collections. Our offerings include leather goods, pewter, reproduction fabrics, creamware, historic recipe soaps, toys, and more.

  • Colonial Williamsburg Reproduction Fabric - Serpentine Vine on Natural 100% Cotton Fabric

    Serpentine Vine on Natural Fabric

    Serpentine Vine on Natural Fabric is reproduced from antique fabric in the Colonial Williamsburg collections. This vine design in neutral colors offers lots of possibilities. Pictorial embroideries made during the reigns of Elizabeth I and James I were...
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  • Colonial Williamsburg Reproduction Fabric - Cascading Floral 100% Cotton Fabric

    Cascading Floral Fabric

    Cascading Floral Fabric is a reproduction of an antique textile in the Colonial Williamsburg collections. Composed of red, white and black-brown, the pattern features florals on trailing vines. A wonderful fabric for 18th century gowns, quilts, and...
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  • Quill Pen | The Shops at Colonial Williamsburg

    Quill Pen

    A goose feather quill pen and powdered ink were the basic writing instruments in the 18th century. Our quill pens are made from the finest quality bleached white goose pointers. The nib may be re-sharpened and re-shaped as often as necessary...
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  • 18th Powdered Ink | The Shops at Colonial Williamsburg

    Powdered Ink

    Pen a note the 18th century way with this Powdered Ink. When mixed with water, this powder produces a rich colored ink for use with quills and other dip pens. Instructions and historical information are provided on the envelopes. A fun way to send a...
    $4.95 - $5.95
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  • Aesop's Fable Playing Cards | The Shops at Colonial Williamsburg

    Aesop's Fable Playing Cards

    Our reproduction 18th Century Playing Cards feature Aesop's Fables on the backs. These made in USA playing cards are printed on uncoated heavy stock with an embossed tax stamp surrounding the package to replicate how they were originally sold. A...
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  • Raleigh Tavern Lantern

    Raleigh Tavern Lantern

    Inspired by a lantern in the front hall of the Raleigh Tavern, where patriots gathered to discuss the ideas and events that led to the American Revolution. Crossbars protect glass panes, while the pierced top provides ventilation. For use indoors or out...
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  • Colonial Williamsburg Leicester Longwool Roving | The Shops at Colonial Williamsburg

    Colonial Williamsburg Leicester Longwool Roving

    This bump of Colonial Williamsburg Leicester Longwool Roving is produced by our historic trades team from the rare breed Leicester Longwools born and raised at Colonial Williamsburg. This natural un-dyed wool roving can be used for spinning your own wool...
    $13.00 - $25.00
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  • Small Stoneware Mug, 7 oz

    Small Stoneware Mug, 7 oz

    Enjoy your favorite hot or cold beverages with 18th-century style! An indispensable part of tavern life, stoneware mugs with cobalt blue designs were the usual vessels for beer and ale in the 18th-century. This design was inspired by a salt-glazed...
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  • Sarah Coke Candlestick

    Sarah Coke Candlestick

    Nothing illuminates  an entire room like candlelight. Graceful classics crafted with exceptional quality from solid brass. A gift for yourself, for someone with fine taste, these traditional brass candlesticks bespeak proportion and craftsmanship...
    $79.00 - $219.00
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  • Charlotte Creamware Dinnerware | The Shops at Colonial Williamsburg

    Charlotte Creamware Dinnerware

    These creamware pieces are no longer manufactured. A small number of creamware items have been added to our online store for sale, but will not be re-stocked once we sell out. Don't miss out on the chance to add these rare pieces to your creamware...
    $40.00 - $55.00
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  • Reproduction Wooden Checker Set

    Reproduction Wooden Checker Set

    Checkers has been a family favorite for centuries. A must-have in every home, this wooden checker set was adapted from an antique set in the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation collection. The checkers illustrate different fables from Aesop. Aesop's fables...
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  • 18th Century Milan Straw Hat Blank - 6" Brim | The Shops at Colonial Williamsburg

    18th Century Milan Straw Hat Blank - 6" Brim

    This 18th Century Milan Straw Hat Blank with 5" Brim is ready for your next millinery project! Add a silk ribbon for an understated look or create a silk-covered and elaborately trimmed masterpiece for your next carriage ride down Duke of Gloucester...
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  • Pewter Jefferson Cup

    Pewter Jefferson Cup

    Designed by Thomas Jefferson himself, this plain pewter cup makes an ideal gift. Personalize by engraving a monogram, initial, crest, or sentimental inscription. Perfect to fill with Christmas punch or Derby Day juleps, paperclips or pennies, cuff links...
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  • Women's Wheat Straw Hat Blank | The Shops at Colonial Williamsburg

    Women's Wheat Straw Hat Blank

    Our Women's Wheat Straw Hat Blank is ready for your creative embellishments. Add your own ribbon or flowers, or simply secure with a hat pin and keep it simple. Made of lightweight, breathable wheat straw for hot summer days. Great for gardening and...
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  • Creamware Teacup and Saucer | The Shops at Colonial Williamsburg

    Creamware Teacup and Saucer

    With textural exuberance tempered by quiet color, creamware has created memorable table settings for centuries. This Creamware Teacup and Saucer, like many of the antique examples in Colonial Williamsburg's collections, were made in Leeds, England. The...
    $17.00 - $60.00
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  • Spirit of '76 Drum

    Spirit of '76 Drum

    This beautiful Spirit of '76 children's drum masterfully re-creates the drum style of the American Revolution. The high-quality wooden drum replica features bright, vibrant patriotic colors and crisp drum sound. Unlike most toy drums on the market, this...
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  • Spotted Bird Waterpipe Whistle

    Spotted Bird Waterpipe Whistle

    Also known as a "water pipe" or "water warble," these bird whistles are a classic novelty. Bird whistles were popular with 18th-century children and adults. To use, simply fill the whistle with water and then blow gently through it.For best results,...
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  • Reproduction Brass Taperstick | The Shops at Colonial Williamsburg

    Reproduction Brass Taperstick

    This slender Reproduction Brass Taperstick is reproduced from an antique in our collections. Tapersticks were introduced around 1680 and along with inkwells, quill pens, and other essentials for the writing table, were used throughout the eighteenth...
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