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.
It's funny how reading about an upcoming show or viewing an item coming to auction can trigger memories of early introductions to antiques and collectibles. Such was the case for Antoinette Rahn recently.
The memories of special holidays of the past often fill the minds of many this time of the year. In a recent letter, Antique Trader subscriber Sandy Erdman shared one of her favorite stories of holiday memories, involving her husband and sister-in-law.
In so many aspects of life, we are all part of communities. Within many of those communities exists the opportunities to grow as an individual and contribute to the greater good, simply by participating. During this holiday season, the editors of Antique Trader offer thanks for all who are part of this community.
During a recent antiquing excursion, a friend of Antique Trader's came across a fascinating item, a old yardstick. The new 'find' is focus of historic research.
The Nov. 25, 2015 edition of Antique Trader is a recipe featuring diverse 'ingredients' rich in nostalgia and collecting advice and information.
Did you know that collectors of antiques and vintage items are truly rebel spirits? That may seem like an odd statement, but in the Oct. 28, 2015 edition of Antique Trader, Content Manager and Online Editor Antoinette Rahn explains this truth.
Redeux marketplace in York, Pa. is gearing up for a celebration that is 100 years in the making. The celebration, in honor of Pyrex, is scheduled for Nov. 14.
In the latest On the Road feature, Antique Trader subscriber Jeremy Schneider shares an account of a weekend antiquing adventure that has him and his dad traveling hundreds of miles through Nebraska for the “Nebraska Junk Jaunt.”
The team of Antique Trader doesn't subscribe to the idea that there comes a time when we no longer can benefit from learning new things. In the Sept. 30, 2015 edition demonstrates the diversity of things there are to learn about and benefit from knowing.