Vocabulary words for the furniture collector

There’s always some terms that you pick up along the way when you either collect a certain area or are a dealer.  Furniture is the same way, and here’s some great vocabulary words that I heard along the way:

Attached Back Pillow: This is a pillow treatment that can’t be taken off the upholstered piece.

Butler’s Table: This is an oval wooden tray on legs whose four sides are hinged to fold out flat when it is set down.

Case Piece: A piece of furniture like this provides interior space for storage.  It could be something like clothing or bedding.

Commode: Today, this means something completely different.  It used to be a low chest that had either  drawers or doors (some sort of cabinet on legs) which usually stands against a wall.

Nest-of-Tables: These are small tables that are used every once in a while and are graduated in size so that they slide beneath one another.

These are only a handful of the words that you will run across.  What words have you heard?

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Olympic sports fashion for all

The Olympics has us all glued to our televisions, tablets, or laptops cheering for our homegrown athletes.  Athletic apparel is always popular—but never more than now.  Wisdom Lane Antiques has a wide selection of new and lightly worn jerseys at reasonable prices.

BASEBALL JERSEY

One item that you could wear is this National League Baseball Jersey for the All-Star Game.  You can see this jersey in my eBay store here.  Soccer is a sport that gets a ton of attention during the Olympics.  One item you could wear during the Olympics is this jersey.

avalon

It’s for the Avalon Soccer Club, and it can be seen in my eBay store here.  Another sport in the Olympics that is popular is basketball, and a great way to cheer the team on is this jersey.

starbury

This great Starbury jersey can be seen in my eBay store here.

I invite you to check out all these and more in my eBay store here, and I also have another post about sports related items as well.  It is titled “Several different types of sports memorabilia” which can be seen here.

What kinds of sports related fashion do you have to wear for the Olympics?

Items fit for the Olympics!

The Opening Night outfits for America’s Olympic athletes are being designed by Ralph Lauren.  His designs are always distinctive, unique and remain fashionable season after season (and year after year, really).  Here at Wisdom Lane Antiques, I have several Ralph Lauren pieces for sale.  I invite you to visit and view items like this jacket:

Lauren jacket
The great thing that this jacket has going for it is that it has a 1980’s tweed look going for it, and it can go with just about anything.  You can see it in my eBay store here.

Another great Ralph Lauren item is this formal dress.

silk lauren dress

This terrific black silk strapless dress would be perfect for when you attend the Opening Ceremony of the Olympics, or even an even a formal dance.  You can see this dress here.

If you would like to wear a tie, this POLO tie by Ralph Lauren would be perfect.

polo tie

Not only does this have a dressy look to it, this tie also has a golfer motif on it so that you can cheer on your favorite player.  You can see this tie in my eBay store here.

Students can also have a item that Ralph Lauren made, like this backpack.

backpack

Not only is it made by Ralph Lauren, it also has an American Flag on it to help root on America’s Olympians.  You can see this terrific backpack here.

You can see all of these great items and more items by Ralph Lauren in my eBay store here.

I am also offering an Olympic Games pin from the 1996 Atlanta Games.  This would be perfect to wear with a Ralph Lauren item (or even any vintage jacket for that matter).  You can see it here.

What kinds of Ralph Lauren items have you run across?