Historic Preservation Essentials
For those readers who are involved in recreating historical interiors, here are some essential sources.
www.lutson.com Lutson Goudleder creates the most amazing gilded leather in the Flemish Spanish tradition. The product traces its decorative lineage back to the 17th century Spain, Belgium and Holland. Using it in wall panels would be amazing.
www.belfryhistoric.com Belfry Historic Consultants a supplier of historically accurate documented fabrics, carpeting, wallpaper, and trimmings. The company represents various small European suppliers who specialize in high quality offerings which combine historical accuracy and beauty. The have served the following institutions over the past 21 years: The Hellen Clay Trick Foundation, Colonial Williamsburg, Winterthur, Yale University, Biltmore Estate, The Newport Preservation Society, The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Gardner Museum.
www.GroveBros.com USA’s premier manufacturer of traditional Venetian-style fabrics. Their designs are based on 16th and 18th Century French and English Document, 17th Century Spanish and Italian Document and 18th Century Prussian.
www.historicstructuresdc.com A “Historic Preservation Contractor”. They do restoration of composition ornament and reproduction of architectural millwork. They are a contractor for the White House.
www.mcpasteringco.com They specialize in the reproduction and restoration of plaster ornamentation. They provide custom mold making and installation.
A comprehensive list of suppliers and contractors for all things related to historical preservation can be found at www.period-homes.com
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