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Category: Collections


charleston plantation furniture drayton hall
Collections, Conservation, Sarah Stroud Clarke

One of a set of twelve side chairs from an original suite of furniture created for Drayton Hall, the chair frame is marked VII while the seat frame is marked…

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2019 museum exhibit events charleston sc
Art, Breaking News, Collections, Donors

The museum and exhibits at Drayton Hall have welcomed the summer with new and exciting pieces to see in the Stephen F. and Laura D. Gates Gallery. We are now…

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Drayton Hall COllections Pier Table Charleston SC
Collections, Preservation, Sarah Stroud Clarke

The Drayton Pier Table pre-conservation. Images courtesy and copyright National trust for Historic Preservation. Opening the Gates Gallery at Drayton Hall provided the opportunity to conserve many objects in the…

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Drayton Hall Decorative Arts collection do not reproduce
Collections

  In honor of Valentine’s Day, a reminder that there are many wonderful love stories which occurred at Drayton Hall in seven generations. This year we choose to share a…

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drayton hall drayton desj and bookcase
Collections, Conservation, Preservation, Sally Reahard Visitor Center

This fall, Drayton Hall welcomed back two must-see Charleston museum gallery objects to the new Gates Gallery at Drayton Hall.  Widely considered the most important pieces of decorative arts furnishings…

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july 2019 events charleston ceramics talk
Collections

This month’s Drayton Hall Collections artifact highlight is in the current exhibit, An Agreeable Prospect in the new Gates Gallery. This large Chinese-export porcelain dish holds a central place among decorative items dating…

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