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Antiques Weeks Media Welcomes Laura Fisher as Guest Blogger and Announces Intern Appointments

Released: October 16, 2012

NEW YORK CITY.  Antiques Weeks Media, LLC, parent company of the popular destination websites Art&Design20.com, AmericanaWeek.com and AsiaWeekGuide.com, among others, is pleased to announce that Laura Fisher of FISHER-HERITAGE Gallery will be a guest contributor. Additionally, the company announces the appointment of two interns, Elizabeth Kott and Jocelyn Packman, both of whom will serve as junior editors. Regina Kolbe, President of Antiques Weeks Media, which publishes the convenient, one-stop colletors' guides explained,  “There's nothing like original content to engage ...


Ah Me, Tis Spring! Rare Vintage Hutchinson Motto Hooked Rug.

Ah Me, Tis Spring! Florals Flourish in Antique Hooked Rugs

Released: March 5, 2012

  Inspired by the message in her rare vintage Hutchinson motto hooked rug – AH ME, TIS SPRING! THE FLOWERS BLOOM, THE BIRDS DO SING..... as this season begins NYC Americana dealer Laura Fisher is showcasing lush exuberant floral hooked rugs from two centuries past in her gallery FISHER HERITAGE at 305 East 61st Street. As winter becomes a memory, Fisher sees clients adding antique floral rugs to eclectic interiors to capture a bit of the emotional uplift invoked by the sight of flowers starting to bloom outdoors. Florals have been a consistent motif in hooked rugs since the form...


Double Hexagon Quilt from FISHER HERITAGE.

THERE’S A HEX ON AT THE TOKYO QUILT FESTIVAL: HEXAGONS QUILTS FROM FISHER HERITAGE CHOSEN FOR JAPAN EXHIBIT

Released: January 26, 2012

Some incredible quilts pieced with thousands of hexagons from the inventory of Laura Fisher’s FISHER HERITAGE in NYC have been chosen for the exhibition: 'Hexagon, Eternal Piece' at the Tokyo International Great Quilt Festival on view through January 28, 2012. The exhibit displays antique American quilts and also new quilts by Japanese artists that incorporate the hexagon shape. Fisher has provided classic masterworks like a complex Grandmother’s Flower Garden Six Point Star variation, Mosaic and Honeycomb designs, and some unique examples like a Spider’s Web and Diamond Mosaic. ...


Streak of Lightning quilt from Fisher Heritage.

Got Zigzag Fever? Fisher Heritage Offers Quilts, Hooked Rugs Abuzz with Zigzags

Released: October 13, 2011

If the fervor over the zigzag pattern in the sold-out Missoni for Target collection has made you eager to add visual excitement to your décor, consider the zigzag in antique quilts and hooked rugs at NYC’s FISHER HERITAGE. Owner Laura Fisher so enjoys the dynamic pattern that it is always found in her vast range of pieced quilts dating from the early 19th to the mid 20th century, and in geometric hooked rugs. Whether the quilts contain just two colors or a multitude of printed cottons, the impact is brilliantly graphic, as it is in hooked rugs that combine variegated wool strips that anima...


Compass quilt from Laura Fisher's FISHER HERITAGE, New York.

SEEING RED - NYC ABLAZE WITH COLOR AT THE ARMORY & AT FISHER HERITAGE

Released: March 7, 2011

Fired up by the forthcoming exhibition from the American Folk Art Museum of  one collector’s red and white quilts called INFINITE VARIETY,  in further celebration of the color red and quilt art, NYC American antiques dealer Laura Fisher is offering a diverse collection of red and white quilts at her gallery throughout the Spring. At the 67th Street (Park Avenue) Armory from March 25 -31 will be 650 (yup, amazing!) quilts in solid red and white literally hanging from the rafters like nothing ever seen before! Up for only a week, and  FREE to the public, lovers of graphic design and of qui...