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I am an african american folkart quiltmaker,historian,writer,and collector of wonderful old and vintage items....


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Authentic poster or Replica???  - Posters and Printsin Posters and Prints
Vintage B&W Prints ??? - Posters and Printsin Posters and Prints
Bronze Bookends - Booksin Books
Twins In a Buggie - Folk Artin Folk Art
Reversible Shawl commissioned byFirst Lady, Michelle Obama as a present for the First Lady, Kim Yoon-Ok of Korea. - Folk Artin Folk Art
Unidentified vintage prints - Posters and Printsin Posters and Prints
1943 Steel Penny - US Coinsin US Coins
1909 Lincoln Penny - US Coinsin US Coins
Print:Unidentified Artist - Posters and Printsin Posters and Prints


  1. Wow!!! I am amazed....Thank you so very much for this info, packrat-place. And I am so sorry for taking so long to acknowledge your response...I haven't really been active on the site for quite a wh...
  2. I own a big lovely piece similar to this one. Mine can be hung on a necklace or worn as a pin. I love to just hold it in my hands and look at it...its so beautiful...same color as yours and has the s...
  3. Thanks scandinavian_pieces....glad you like it. I think its lovely too.
  4. Just wanted to say thanks for sharing this beautiful apple cookie jar,chills33. It brought back many memories of my childhood. My mother owned one just like this one and kept it on the top shelf in ou...
  5. Thanks so very much for the lead ,too_much_stuff, I visited ebay and am fascinated by what I saw there. I also had some company of mine get in the sunlight and see if they could read the writing on th...
  6. Thank you, PhilDavidAlexanderMorris....yes my mother is a very special lady and so were those quilt makers in the family such as her mother Gladys C. Henry and her aunt Katie Mae Tatum...her mother's ...
  7. Yes , stefdesign, I've seen those too. This one is an actual drawing. It just doesn't have a signature.Thanks for the comment.Appreciate it very much.
  8. Thanks BeatleJim55 for identifying what I have....Now that I know the name "Free Frank"...I'll be able to educate myself a little bit more when doing further research. Again I sincerely appreciate you...
  9. Thank you so much vetraio50. I picked these up at a thrift shop in California about 20 years ago and since they had no name on them didn't know where to start looking for info until I came across coll...
  10. Thanks Celiene...I appreciate your input....
  11. One of my mother's quilt tops recently became a part of a reversible shawl that was commissioned by First Lady, Michelle Obama. The Korean designer,Christiana Kim of Dosa, Inc. created the shawl, whic...
  12. The larger oval is a tie clip....
  13. Thanks for the info...I really don't know that much about cufflinks...but love beautiful old items. I wish I could get my husband to wear stuff like this...but he only wears short sleeved shirts. I bo...
  14. Thanks for the input....VikingFan82 and AR8Jason....I appreciate your input sincerely.
  15. So...if I take into consideration your estimate of 2-3 cents and VikingFan82's estimate of 1-2 dollars....then I might be looking at a price range of 2 cents--2 dollars. I'd say that is not so bad a...
  16. Is there such a thing as ....irridescent slag glass????
  17. I'm not sure either...but it reminds me of Carnival glass or some other irridescent glass type...
  18. When the time to liquidate comes around I'll keep you in mind,VikingFan82. Right now I'm just enjoying discovering more about what I own. Never had time to research when raising eight children. Now th...
  19. Yes indeed...a bottle opener indeed!!!
  20. Thanks to both of you,cindyjune and fenton-hobnail....I will pass your kind words on to my mother. She will be thrilled to hear that you like her works.
  21. Sorry to be so slow in responding Toyman...but I had to search for this item so that I could review it physically. You are surely right it indeed has a signature....but it is not sarah coventry
  22. I too would love to know more about this item as I own several similar ones and they too don't have the manufacturer or artist name on them.
  23. I have posted a compact recently whose design is similar to the square compact in your first photo....but my compact is round instead of square. See sabyrd8's show and tell. Mine is hallmarked...are ...
  24. Thanks for the info VikingFan82. I appreciate the explanation. I'll jot that into my files.
  25. I too would love to know if these are valuable as I have several that are similar to these. If anyone can help us out I would be most appreciative.
  26. Thank you so much have solved my mystery and I am most appreciative.
  27. I have several of these too. They usually have information on the back describing Mexican feather art process. My frames are handcarved floral designs in brown wood,mostly. Be careful...sometimes litt...
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