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Frances Normandin’s Bell Hanger

Frances Normandin, great-grandmother to our clients, designed and created the needlework bell hanger (ca 1930-1940) as a gift for her 15-year-old son,  Fred Louis Normandin, Jr., or “Bub.”  Fred was named after his father, the first grocer in the Mount … Continue reading

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“Bishops Chair” Upholstery Conservation #1: Naming a Chair

by DKP (Interviewing Mitchell) We are stepping back into upholstery conservation this spring with a chair for a private client; the family calls it the “Bishops Chair.”  The chair lived in Europe for part of its life, then came via … Continue reading

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