2 posts tagged folds

Caring for Antique Costumes

Tips and Advice on Caring for Antique Costumes and Textiles The delicate fibres and dyes of antique costumes, textiles and fabrics make them very sensitive to the changing atmospheric conditions in your home. Antique fabrics and textiles need special protection as they are easily torn and absorb stains and smells. So keep them out of reach of children and pets; away from smoke and food and drink. In a dry atmosphere textiles can become brittle in damp they rot with mildew and ... Continue Reading

Spencer Browning & Rust Day and Night Telescope

Need help dating my Spencer Browning & Rust Day and Night Telescope by Pat Knodel (Merritt, B.C.) My Spencer Browning & Rust Day and Night Telescope was passed down to me by my father. His great grandfather brought it to Canada from England. The optics still work as I have had several people tell me that they can focus on the objects they wish to see. When I searched on the internet all I can find is a day or night telescope that is similar and that it is circa 1800-1810. Now apparen... Continue Reading

Dear Visitor, for this web site to function properly, we employ the use of cookies. To continue please give your consent to the usage cookies on this web site. Cookie Policy

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close