Ruth Van Tassel is
a skilled and very experienced needlework conservator and has handled hundreds of antique samplers over the past fifteen
years for both private collections and museums. All of her conservation employs the most current museum approved
materials and methods.
Sampler and needlework conservation is an in house service we offer including cleaning,
mounting and framing.We are always happy to see your antique sampler and offer a condition analysis and casual appraisal.
sharing her knowledge of antique sampler conservation and antique needlework in general and she regularly makes
presentations at shows, museums and historical organizations.
Don Baumann grew up in a family of
artists and collectors. He was introduced to antiques as a child traveling with his parents from shop to shop in Bucks
County, Pa. His interest in the objects and the dealers and collectors who pursue them has grown over the years into an
active business, one that Don likes to think of as an ongoing treasure hunt.
We buy and sell eighteenth century American antique furniture
and also offer for sale antique needlework samplers, silk embroidery and antique needlework accessories. Our
focus is always on you, the customer, and your complete comfort and satisfaction. Our purchases are made with
discretion. Retail sales are on approval and unconditionally guaranteed*. Returns for full refund may be made within two weeks of the purchase date.
A complete description of each item is provided including condition, approximate age and place of origin. Layaway plans are
available for most purchases. Shipping, packaging and insurance to all U.S. destinations is available.
*Please note that sale priced or discounted items and sales to the trade
The Antiques Council is a global organization
with a membership that includes some of the world's best dealers in art