From The Collectible World ~ Vintage Thanksgiving Decorations & Other Treats

From The Collectible World ~ Vintage Thanksgiving Decorations  & Other Treats
Paper mache turkey candy containers were a favorite party favor.  These colorful fowl  held small sweet treats for young at heart.......now, who couldn't resist... whether you are young or old.    There are many styles of these gobblers, from the 1950's type above, to the early type with metal feet. The best were made in Germany.   What could be more fun than this table de...

Oh Those Pretty Blue Calicos ~ Country Textiles Of The Past

What do country primitives collectors and dealers look for in textiles?  One of the choices are garments, quilts, yardage and others items made of blue calico fabric.  Color range from the Cadet blue to the deep Indigo.  Date period from the early 19th century through the early 20th century.  Here is a picture portfolio of a small selection representing that awesome color and f...

A Millinery's Delight ~ A Classy Early 1900's Palm Beach Straw Hat

A Millinery's Delight ~ A Classy Early 1900's Palm Beach Straw Hat
Here's a fantastic women's hat that's just about mint as you can get for 100 years old.  Amazing!   This wonderful wide brim natural straw hat with stiffened fabric dates from the mid to later Edwardian era. Great plaiting of the straw to give an interesting texture. The brim is covered with a stiffened fabric and then over laid with the strips of straw. The same fabric forms the ban...