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Globetrotting Geologist’s Jaw-Dropping Estate Sale to Draw Serious Collectors (5/13/14)
figuresHaving run estate sales for 20 years, Rachel Fitch knew immediately that this one was going to be different. A … More >>

Items from Dinosaur Fossils to Rock ‘N’ Roll Memorabilia Offered at Philip Weiss Sale (2/19/14)
Harrison fur coatLYNBROOK, N.Y. – A record album signed by Lou Reed and Andy Warhol, a fur coat owned and worn by … More >>

Estate Executors’ Headaches: What to do with Upholstered Furniture (10/22/13)
Photo chairWriter Amy Gale, in her book “Shows, Shops, & Auctions: Essays on the Antiques Trade,” recounts a tale of London … More >>

East Meets West Sale Includes Art of Three Continents (10/1/13)
French timepieceMALVERN, Pa. — Asian objects, including Chinese furniture, fine arts and porcelains, will be sold alongside items from the Western … More >>

Antique, Vintage Society Silk Embroidery—Painting with a Needle and Thread (1/14/13)
siilk 1More than a century ago, women created amazing works of art with a needle and silk thread. Known as society … More >>

Grain & Feed Sacks Begin as Utilitarian Tools but Soon Become Basis for Fashion (11/5/12)
grainsack 3It’s not unusual for a customer to walk up to my display of European grain sacks and exclaim, “My grandmother … More >>

1940s & ’50s State Souvenir Linens Make Great Collectibles Today (7/23/12)
souvenir_inens_-_7Summer’s here, the kids are out of school and it’s time to pack up the car and hit the road! … More >>

The Art of Picking Vintage Textiles (as Told by a Fabric Hound) (3/21/12)
DSC01581I’ve been called a Fabric Hound, a Shmutra and a Picker and really all are just dandy with me. But … More >>

Marghab Linens—The Finest Embroidery Ever Made (4/23/09)
Yellow and white Margandie and linen placemat and napkin in the Iris design.Imagine a tablecloth of the finest Irish linen, embroidered with the best French embroidery floss in a design of exquisite … More >>

The Exquisite Needlework of Appenzell Embroidery (1/5/09)
towels are nice examples of Appenzell embroidery, although because they are only floral without any figures, they are not as highly desired.Some of the finest white-on-white hand embroidery comes from a small town at the foot of the Alps in northeast … More >>

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