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Mottled and Spotted: The Saga of Silk Bed Ruggs

As our bedhangings project in the Chamber progresses, we have been spending quite a bit of time researching bed rugs (or ruggs, in the 18th century spelling).  As I mentioned in a previous post, bed ruggs were much like area … Continue reading

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Bed Lingo

The Lewis bedstead, which had been on display in the Chamber since March, has temporarily left the building.  It has gone to the studio of Williamsburg Art Conservation, Inc., where Tom Snyder will be performing a variety of treatments and … Continue reading

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