February 10, 2017

Bakelite

Bakelite, or plastic gold as I like to refer to it, has been around since the early 20th Century.  One can find plenty of books out […]
February 6, 2017

ABOUT THE LOGO…

  A few years ago while I was renting space at Bournebrook Antique Center, Mike, the owner, called me to his desk one Saturday morning and […]
February 6, 2017
Patricias Room-Hippie Jeans

HIPPIE JEANS

This is a pair of Levi’s bell-bottoms jeans that I have kept since they were handed down to me by my big brother in 1973.  Once […]
February 6, 2017

JESSICA MCCLINTOCK

Scarlett O’Hara, roll over.  A beautiful Jessica McClintock Gunne Sax original from the 1970s fell into our hands here at Patricia’s Room.  It still bears the […]
February 6, 2017

ONE MAN’S JUNK IS ANOTHER MANTIQUE

The term “mantiques,” popularized by the TV show American Pickers, has become synonymous with guy stuff, the stuff industrial is made of and the stuff that […]
February 6, 2017

WHAT’S IN A NAME? GIO PONTI AND OTTO GERDAU IMPORTS

Gio Ponti and Otto Gerdau Imports What’s in a name?  When it comes to Mid Century Modern designs, the name can mean everything.  Take for example […]