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for Journal of Early Southern Decorative Arts Vol. 13 Issue 1, May 1987
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Researchers at the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts in Winston-Salem, North Carolina examined the jewelry styles prevalent in the Chesapeake during the late seventeenth and early eighteenth century. Portraits of Chesapeake ladies reveal significant information about the most personal aspects of material wealth and culture, and the use of jewelry in economic and social structure.
Researchers at the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts in Winston-Salem, North Carolina conducted a study on the Page family and their eighteenth-century mansion in Gloucester County, Virginia known as Rosewell. The house construction and architecture proclaimed its occupants to be powerful, educated and wealthy, but in less than three generations, the Page family suffered drastic economic decline.