Holding an article of vintage fashion from another era makes you wonder how many women had a grand time wearing this particular piece of material history. Where did they go? How incognito had they been? One of the more fulfilling joys of this wacky world we call vintage fashion is in the interesting artifacts we find, but the most rewarding aspect is the fabulous people met along the way. Dec. 30, 2010
Asheford Institute of Antiques graduate Edward Tindol performs an appraisal of a vintage desk and a sampler by Betcy Tucker for Antique Trader magazine.
Pook & Pook, Inc. is representing Paul and Rita Flack in the October 13 sale of their personal collection of Pennsylvania folk art and antiques.
In addition to learning about the materials used to create early American rugs, visitors to Folk Art Underfoot can see examples of yarn-sewn, shirred and bias-shirred, and bundled or patch-shirred sewn rugs.