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Labor Day weekend and it's 51 degrees and pouring rain in our neck of the woods!  Yesterday was cool, but sunny, so I was able to cut some new projects, and tomorrow is supposed to be a warmer, sunnier day. Fingers crossed, since we're invited to a 'soiree' at the lake! 
For today, I wanted to share a great little yard sale find.  You don't see many of these, so when I spotted it, I HAD to have it!
The man having the yard sale said he had no idea what it was and asked me if I knew and, actually, I did!  
It's a glove form that was used in the factories, back in the day.  It's about 13 inches long and made of some kind of hardwood.  It has a hole for hanging as it probably hung on the wall with many others of different sizes.  
So, now it hangs on my wall, going into the kitchen.  I have no plans for it, it's just a great little conversation piece.  Here are a couple of close-ups of the fingers:


What great conversation pieces do you have?  Let me know in the comments - I love to hear the stories of unusual items!

Enjoy the rest of the long weekend, and, as always, thank you for stopping by!

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  1. What a wonderful find and looks good on the wall

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    1. Thank you so much! I always gravitate toward things that are different/out of the ordinary.
      I'm so glad you stopped by the Cottage - come back again soon!

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  2. What an interesting piece.I've never seen anything like it. Do you have long vintage gloves too?

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    1. No, but I wish I did....some of them are absolutely gorgeous!
      Hope all is well with you...

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  3. That is an unusual piece. We have a few conversation starters. I anything old and rusty. My husband's favorite is a set of shark jaws with its rows of teeth. It never fails to fascinate any kids that come into his office.

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    1. They are fun, especially when people don't know what they are!
      Thanks for stopping by, Donna.

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  4. What a great find, and it is truly a conversation piece. Thanks for sharing on Sunday's Best Linkup.

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    1. Thank you, Rhonda. I just love finding little hidden treasures!

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  5. What a cool thing to have found. It makes great art for your wall.

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    1. Thank you, Julie. I think it's much better than a picture!

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  6. I just love unique pieces like this! Thanks for sharing @Vintage Charm!

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