Uncategorized November, 11 2009

Antique Dealer Spotlight | The Herrs

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Don and Trish Herr have been in the antiques business since 1975. There speciality of Pennsylvania German decorative arts brings in a wealth of material to their rotating stock. Of particular note, the Herr’s focus on 18th and 19th-century textiles has led to important new scholarship on the subject. From time to time, articles are published in the library section of their own website which provides a solid platform for learning more about antiques and decorative arts.

Of course, there are also sound offerings in painted furniture, Fraktur, and pewter (the metal being another strong point for the Herrs.

Above is a figural coverlet woven by Emanuel Meilly of Lebanon County, PA in 1842. Head to the jump for more.