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for Journal of Early Southern Decorative Arts Vol. 24 Issue 1, Summer 1998
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Robert Wellford was the leading composition ornament maker during the Federal period, and the single supplier to North Carolina and southern states. His work constitutes one of the largest assemblages of neoclassical ornament and allegory in America. Motifs created by Wellford vary from purely ornamental arabesques and foliage to elaborate scenes drawn from history and mythology.