As 2018 gets underway, the 22nd season of Antiques Roadshow greets viewers of PBS' long-standing hit show. Ahead of the viewing of the Green Bay, Wis. tour stop you can enjoy a behind-the-scenes report, courtesy of Antique Trader.
Members of the Vintage Tablecloth Lovers Club are showing and sharing their love of tablecloths in a big way, by developing an extensive database devoted to tablecloths.
A new exhibition of WWI quilts and examples of fiber arts is the center of activity this summer, at the Virginia Quilt Museum.
Rock Island, Ill. will be bustling with collecting activity Nov. 4-6, during the annual Fall Antique Spectacular Vintage Market.
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.
Items from local estates of Boston's North Shore will be auctioned off Dec. 31, 2012. Paintings, jewelry, clocks, quilts and silver are expected to be sold.
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 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 These folk art floor coverings, which were originally made to cover dirt floors, were fashioned out...