3 posts tagged 19th century furniture

Antique Furniture Styles. Choosing the Right Antiques for Your Home

The period and style of antique furniture you choose to decorate your home with can say a lot about your own style and taste. So, how do you make sure what you choose is the right kind of antique furniture, that it's a sound investment in both taste and style that fits your budget but won't stop being fashionable Continue Reading

Antique Carpets and Tapestry

Knowing, caring for and displaying your antique carpets, tapestry, samplers and textiles. Your antique carpets and tapestry are among the most beautiful items you will own but they are probably subject to the most abuse. Caring for antique carpets and tapestries can be a very time consuming job. The term carpet was originally used to describe coverings for tables, beds, and other furniture and only from the early 18th century was it associated with floor coverings. The history of antique ... Continue Reading

Gustav Stickley

Gustav Stickley creator of American craftsman furniture and the Craftsman magazine. Gustav Stickley was a hardworking, dedicated man, and achieved success in the early 1900s as the leader of the Arts & Crafts Movement in America. In 1891, the brothers Albert and Leopold Stickley founded the original Stickley Brothers Company in Grand Rapids, Michigan. They also established operations in England which exposed them to the European arts and crafts movement that proved so influential. ... Continue Reading