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for Journal of Early Southern Decorative Arts Vol. 14 Issue 2, Nov 1988
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The Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts in Winston-Salem, North Carolina conducted a study of 17th, 18th, and early 19th century Charleston estate inventories. Analysis revealed that Neoclassical dining rooms were not designed solely for the purpose of eating. The upper-class used dining rooms to display the wealth of glassware and silver to impress friends and business acquaintances of the owner.
A study of slave clothing conducted by the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts in Winston-Salem, North Carolina revealed a great diversity within the slave community of eighteenth century Virginia. The style and quality of clothing given to slaves depended upon their occupation and status.