“Mahala Jameson marked this sampler under the direction of Mrs Hackley A D 1818.”
Discoveries come in such unexpected ways
Henrietta Johnston’s portraits of Colonel John Moore and his wife, Frances Lambert Moore
The McFerrin Collection—housed in the Houston Museum of Natural Science and built over the past sixteen years by Dorothy and Artie McFerrin—features the largest private holdings in the United States of objects by the Russian jewelry firm Fabergé.
Discoveries come in such unexpected ways. You can search for years for a missing piece of your puzzle without success. And then, sometimes, it falls in your lap! That is what happened last year when my friend Tom Jewett, of Jewett-Berdan Antiques, posted pictures of his Christmas decorations on Facebook. Tom and Butch Berdan go all out for Christmas at …