Coverlets came into 'fashion' in the U.S. early 19th century, and at one point were more common than quilts in American homes. Check out the most recent Ten Things You Didn't Know column to learn more about jacquard coverlets.
Discovered buried in a $10 box of sheet music purchased at an estate sale decades ago, an early map of Texas was auctioned for $10,000 recently in Dallas.
A demonstration featuring original African fabrics and patterns, as well as a fashion show are part of The Spencer Doll and Toy Museum Feb. 20's event celebrating Black History Month.
An 18th century engraved powder horn owned by Alexander Hamilton, which is one of the most fascinating finds related to Hamilton, since the discovery of his dueling pistols, is coming to auction Jan. 11 through Sterling Associates.
The 'theorem work' technique of stencil painting on fabric, paper and light-colored wood, a popular form of art in 19th century, is on exhibition now through the fall of 2016, at the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg.
More than 60 curated dealers, featuring a diverse selection of art, including photographs, sculptures, paintings and installations, will present during Art Boca Raton, Mar. 16-17. The event is part of a fund-raiser for the Boca Raton Museum of Art.
In a new exhibition, Silver: From Mine to Masterpiece, scheduled to open Sept. 12, 2015 at the DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum in Williamsburg, 170 items of silver — from the colonial period to the early 19th century — will be displayed. The exhibition runs through Jan. 7, 2018.
In an unparalleled exhibition, 50 pieces of original art by art icon Will Eisner will appear at Geppi’s Entertainment Museum at Camden Yards, Baltimore, beginning Sept. 26.
Phyllis Baskerville is hoping to spread the word about her Dolly Mama's Museum of Dolls & Toys, with the hope that she can find a new home for the collection.
Discovery, expansion and survival during the establishment of the American West wasn't for the faint of heart, or weak tools, as Antoinette Rahn shares in this story about frontier accoutrements.