In the midst of wartime conflicts and during recovery from the wounds of war, military servicemen of the 18th and 19th centuries skillfully transformed worn-out military uniforms and blankets into quilts. An exhibition of such quilts opens Sept. 6 in New York.
Collectors eagerly pursue Santa Clara Pueblo pottery by Margaret Tafoya. In the latest Ten Things You Didn't Know column, Antoinette Rahn illustrates how truly amazing it is that pieces originally sold for $5 are now often commanding four or more figures.
Antique presidential campaign textile art is the focus of a new exhibition, "Your Next President . . . !" at the George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum.
In the latest Ten Things You Didn’t Know column, Print Editor Karen Knapstein shares entertaining facts about a man who helped spark global interest and fascination with the oddities of the world, believe it or not
A selection of 50 colored vintage lacy salts will come before bidders during the May 18, during the 17th annual spring auction of 18th and 19th century glass and lighting at Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates.
The exhibition, Myth, Allegory and Faith: The Kirk Edward Long Collection of Mannerist Prints, featuring engravings, etchings, woodcuts and chiaroscuro woodcuts of 16th century artists and printmakers will open Feb. 10 at Stanford University’s Cantor Arts Center.
In the latest selection of featured auction and show ads, to run in Antique Trader, you'll find advertisements for Neal Auction Company's Feb. 19-21 Important Winter Estates Auction; Hal Hunt Auctions' American Antique Museum Auction, set for Feb. 20, and the Southfield Pavilion Antiques Exposition, scheduled for Feb. 26-28.
In its efforts to help educate the public in the value and identification of perfume bottles, the International Perfume Bottle Association (IPBA) has implemented a new enhancement to its website called “What is it? What is it worth?”
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.