This came to us a badly damaged sentimental family heirloom. The settee buildup was carefully excavated, the frame disassembled, the broken parts (arm, shoulder) were repaired and replaced. The original innards were cleaned and used to rebuild the settee before a new show cover was upholstered. (How green is that!) The new show cover was a beautiful wool embroidery on cotton velvet, a Williamsburg document. This wonderful settee was a Christmas gift, and will live on in the next generation’s home.
A slideshow of the process, below:
Other slide shows to be found on our YouTube channel.
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