Decorative pins for Antimacassars &
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FEEDBACK: Decorative pins for Antimacassars & Chesterfields
From: Susan Porter
I belong to an antique button collectors society and on-line chat group. We're
having a discussion about doilies and antimacassars and I know there were a
certain type of pin used to hold these items to the furniture they protected,
but I can't think of the name for them. Most had a decorative head and a cork
screw pin. Thanks in advance.
We need your input on this one. I believe we can purchase these now, to hold
the arm-rests in place that come with our new sofas. Remember when we used to
Do you know if these terms were more
locality-specific? I grew up in Seattle, Washington in the 1950s.
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