No, the title of this entry has nothing to do with labor unions or strike-breaking; it deals with old house terminology. We in the trade use (or have used)
Dan Cooper writes for many architecture and antiques magazines, and is currently finishing a book on the architecture of Albert, Righter and Tittmann, to be published by The Vendome Press in the fall of 2009. He is also president of Cooper's Cottage Lace, LLC and is the United States representative of Enterprise Weaving Ltd., an English firm that specializes in historic Wilton and Brussels carpets. He is also the proprietor of Cottage Lace , which sells Arts and Crafts Lace Curtains.