The damask wall coverings are examined and their history is revealed. By unraveling the threads, the team can discern the original, unfaded design.
The Upper Ballroom is cleaned, restored, and refreshed. Intricate details that had been built into the figurines, which are part of the plaster chimney, had to be remade by hand.
The original loggia is unearthed. Photos from the 1890s helped determine what previously lined the space.
The damaged faux bois of the second floor hallway is tediously restored by a Decorative Artist.
The Music Room is touched up by restorative painters, who capture the motif on the ceiling and give tribute to the new owner, Carolyn Rafaelian.