Weathered boards covered w/ wallpaper, sandpapered. Add knobs for a jewelry display? As dressing room rod holder? Soffits above wall racks? Department signage? So many "cottage" possibilities for your consignment or resale shop!
http://TGtbT.com suggests Umbrella frame without the cloth, sprayed white, draped with little white christmas lights. What a "chandelier" this would make in your consignment, resale, thrift store display window!
TGtbT.com found fabric yardage for reupholstery projects: a must-have for any shop that sells furniture! (and helpful even if you don't, but do have remnants, so customers can buy for their DIY projects)