517 Route 169

Woodstock, CT 06281

860.963.7227

Consultation, Documentation, Conservation, Design, and Replication of decorative paints and gilding on architectural surfaces and objects. 

South Parlor, Roseland Cottage

Historic New England 

Woodstock, CT   

Photo: Historic New England

 

Interior Restoration 

*Oversight of interior restoration: wallcoverings, decorative paintwork 

 *Conservation of original Lincrusta-Walton wallcoverings: cleaning and inpainting

*Re-creation and conservation of original decorative paintwork: graining, ceiling medallion, crown cove, bannister and newell   

Salem Towne House

Old Sturbridge Village

Sturbridge, MA

Photo: Charles Lyle

Restoration of Center Hall

*Consultant: paintwork, stair runner, floorcloth

*On site management

*Research and fabrication of reproduction floorcloth

*Conservation of Empire period sideboard

*Re-creation of period decorative paintwork on handrail

Washington Bedchamber

Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum

Wethersfield, CT

Photo: Charles Lyle

Restoration of the Washington Bed Chamber

*Planning and on-site management including:

Investigative uncovering of original cedar-grained paintwork on paneling

Preparation of viewport to original decoration

Re-creation of cedar graining replicating colors and striations of original

Consultant for reproduction wallpaper including conservation mount

Research, design and fabrication of 18th c. reproduction bed-hangings and trim

Re-upholstery of 18th c. wing chair

Harriet Beecher Stowe House Hall

Hartford, CT

Photo: Charles Lyle

Research and fabrication of Block-printed floorcloth

*Replication of 19th century documented painted floorcloth for Center Hall floor. Pattern, scale and colors reproduced from original c.1860 fragment archived within Historic New England’s collection

Before

The Church of St. Peter,

Haverstraw, NY

George Jardine and Son Pipe Organ, c. 1897

Photo: Andover Organ Company

Restoration

*Documentation and Replication of original decoration: c. 1897 George Jardine and Son pipe organ façade commissioned by Andover Organ Company, Methuen, MA

After

Boscobel Restoration on the Hudson: Library

Garrison, NY

Decorative Graining

*Interior paint graining in imitation of flame mahogany on interior doors, first and second floors

*Decorative marbling on dining room baseboard

*Research and reproduction of original paint-decorated fireboard for “Mother’s Room”