Dr. Peter Molloy has archived the first 50 years of the Hall of Flame Museum of Firefighting, one of the world’s largest firefighting museums, which now finds its home in Phoenix, Ariz.
With more entries than ever before — and some of the most compelling stories we’ve ever read — choosing a winner of the Fourth Annual Favorite Finds Contest has never been more difficult.
The New York Historical Society’s “Stories in Sterling” is the first comprehensive book written about the New York Historical Society’s silver collection. Outstanding for its provenance, the 148 pieces cataloged in the book all were made or owned in New York from the 16th through the 20th centuries.
When the experts were asked for advice for the care and display of hooked rugs, they came up with a list of tips anyone can follow to clean antique hook rugs. Without exception, avoid the vacuum cleaner; use a manual carpet sweeper or a broom. One expert advises: "“If you want a rug for...
A number of contemporary hooked rug makers are the subject of museum exhibits, books and noteworthy materials and techniques.
Beginning about a century-and-a-half ago, men and women created hooked rugs to warm their hearths and homes. Wool rug hooking is thought to have begun in Canada’s easternmost provinces and in the Northeast United States. These folk art floor coverings, which were originally made to cover dirt floors, were fashioned out of ingenuity and...
The charm and simplicity of early American country décor will fill Wilmington, Ohio's, Montgomery exhibit hall when the Ohio Country Antique Show returns to the Roberts Centre Oct. 20.
The 25th annual Coburg, Ore., Antique Fair will be held Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. at the beautiful park setting of the Coburg Grange.
The Warrens Cranberry Festival, featuring farm markets, flea markets, antiques booths and more, swells the town of just 400 to more than 100,000 each year.
On Oct. 28 members of the public can buy political Americana and have political items appraised at a political memorabilia show and sale hosted by the APIC.