Tag Archives: Victorian furniture

My Business Sketchbook: Our Holiday Card

This gallery contains 16 photos.

Originally posted on D.Katie Powell Art:
It was fun to create a holiday card this year, the end of my first year of watercolors! I had good models in a late 19th century chair from a set that will…

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An Afternoon at Philip Foster Farm National Historic Site

by DKP Mitchell and I performed a condition assessment at Philip Foster Farm in Eagle Creek, Oregon, the end of July.  Philip and Mary Charlotte Foster sailed around Cape Horn and landed in Oregon in 1843.  They established a store and … Continue reading

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Process: German Gothic Revival Fauteuil ca. 1860

by DKP A family heirloom, this piece made it from Germany to the USA intact, but did not fare well from Oklahoma to Oregon, and was damaged by movers who did not pack nor handle the chair properly.  This was … Continue reading

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Portfolio: Upholstery Projects, 19th Century

by DKP More slide shows, showing our range and portfolio on upholstered projects, these from the 19th century.  This ranges from Civil War era pieces from the American South to European pieces. . Other slide shows to be found on … Continue reading

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East Lake Sofa-Bed Upholstery #4C: Mattress Buildup Continued

by DKP We had the opportunity to conserve the wonderful Eastlake style sofa-bed by A. Hansen Co., Chicago, Ill., below.  Our client restored a Victorian in NE Portland, and this sofa-bed will grace her office. This is the seventh post … Continue reading

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East Lake Sofa-Bed Upholstery #4B: Seat Spring Buildup

by DKP We had the opportunity to conserve the wonderful Eastlake style sofa-bed by A. Hansen Co., Chicago, Ill., below.  Our client restored a Victorian in NE Portland, and this sofa-bed will grace her office. This is the sixth post … Continue reading

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East Lake Sofa-Bed Upholstery #4A: Mattress Spring Buildup

by DKP We had the opportunity to conserve the wonderful Eastlake style sofa-bed by A. Hansen Co., Chicago, Ill., below.  Our client restored a Victorian in NE Portland, and this sofa-bed will grace her office. This is the fifth post … Continue reading

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