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Green: One of the Prettiest Colors There Is

ā€œI think color is the thing that really counts more than any other,ā€ said Henry Francis du Pont in reflecting on his approach to decorating long after Winterthur had opened as a museum. Color is the most important characteristic of … Continue reading

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Bright Orange Baseboards in 18th-Century Williamsburg?

Do my eyes deceive me, or is that really a bright orange paint dating back to the 1770sā€“90s? Hi, my name is Sara Lapham, and I am a furniture conservation major in the WUDPAC class of 2013. This summer I … Continue reading

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