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    • Epaulets

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    • Epaulets with eagle button on the edge of the epaulet. The epaulets are curved upward toward the brass piece from which the coiled tassels descend. The top of the surface is covered in basketwoven gold/iron wire surrounded by a rope-like border...
    • Side chairs

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    • Six identical mahogany with mahogany veneer barrel-backed side chairs. Capped front rail doweled twice into ogee shaped front-facing legs on either side. Front rail also bookmatch mahogany veneered. Side rails likely doweled into front legs at...
    • Armoire

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    • Two-door armoire or cabinet surmounted by large, stepped projecting flat cornice, all veneered with flame grain mahogany. Interior divided into two compartments: proper right with shelves, proper left for hanging. Four removable shelves of pine...
    • Chest

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    • Four drawer chest or bureau with projecting top visually supported on large S-scroll brackets with compressed S-scroll feet at front and shaped bracket feet at rear. Ogee-molded mirrored glass flanked by columns with projecting cornice above. Case...
    • Side table

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    • One drawer side table with lightwood inlaid pinwheels around drawer pulls and lightwood diamond-shaped inlay around keyhole. Incised bead runs perimeter of drawer. Case of mortise and tenon joints secured at fronts with single pins on either side,...
    • Box

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    • Box designed for set of epaulets (CIS-2014-2046). Rounded at the ends and then tapers at the center. The box appears to have been specifically designed to hold the two epaulets. The cardboard is coated in a blue paper with glue. The top is...
    • Bedstead

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    • Four-post tester bed of turned walnut columns that are square in section at foot rails on inverted, conical feet on casters. Solid mahogany paneled headboard floats in mahogany rails and stiles anchored to posts with hooks and eyes screwed into...
    • Portrait

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    • Oval portrait of Sarah Elliott Marshall (1803-1895) in a white dress with red shawl holding a fan. In a rectangular gilt frame with applied plaster floral and foliate scroll design and molding.
    • Bedstead

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    • Four-post tester bed of turned and relief-carved walnut columns square in section below foot rail with tall turned feet at foot. Shape of posts repeated at head but not carved. Posts above rails are octagonal with lambs tongue, with urns of carved...
    • GG. Chapter 17:The Free Colored Class of Louisiana

    • Free African Americans -- Louisiana -- History. Free African Americans -- Louisiana -- Social conditions.
    • The unpublished manuscript "The Negro in Louisiana" is a work begun by the Dillard (University) Project in 1942, an arm of the WPA's Federal Writer's Project. After the dissolution of the unit, Marcus Christian maintained and edited the document in...
    • Center table

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    • Circular center table with solid mahogany top, skirt laminated in three sections and likely made of pine. The exterior of the skirt is veneered in mahogany. Two cross braces attach the top and skirt to the center 12-faceted pillar, which sits on a...
    • Sofa

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    • Grecian plain style mahogany sofa. Straight back ogee profile crest rail with carved spirals at end. S-curved arms with applied scroll on front. Straight skirt with simple applied molding and curved feet with applied scroll. Plain pine back board.
    • Portrait

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    • Bust portrait of Charlotte Catharine Wilkins Boyd (1813- 1898) in front of a brown background. She has brown eyes, and dark hair that is parted down the middle that cascades down her neck in ringlets. She wears a red garment around her shoulders,...
    • Washstand

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    • Washstand with marble top, molded with an ogee edge, and marble backsplash over a drawer and case. The exterior of the front of the stand is veneered in mahogany while the sides, made of tulip poplar, have a red wash that may have been redone....

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