Connecticut Trust For Historic Preservation

Marylou Davis, Inc.

517 Route 169
Woodstock, Connecticut 06281
Phone: 860-963-7227
Fax: 860-963-7227
Contact: Marylou Davis, Principal

Project Management for historic house museums: development of specificatons, conservation oversight, procurement of qualified tradespeople, communication with museums staff, preparation of reports, interpretation for media outreach or on-site visitation. 

Historic New England’s Roseland Cottage – Woodstock, Connecticut

Project manager and conservator for restoration of interior decorative finishes and wallcoverings.

Historic Design: Consultant to museums, collectors, historic house owners regarding color and finishes, textiles, carpets, floorcloths, furnishings, window treatments and upholstery. 

Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum  - Washington Bedroom. Webb House, Wethersfield, CT

Project manager, conservator and decorative painter. Replicated original cedar graining, refinished floor, fabric and trim selection, management oversight for historic upholstery, construction of bedhangings, and conservation of gilded looking glass.

Photograph – Charles Lyle

Reproduction of historic block printed floorcloths: for museums and private collectors.

Historic New England’s Josiah Quincy House, Quincy Massachusetts

 Hall floorcloth reproduced from c. 1870 artifact fragment from Historic New England’s collection by Marylou Davis, Inc. in 2014.

Photograph -- Marylou Davis

Historic pipe organs: documentation, conservation, execution of period appropriate design and decoration for historic pipe organs.

Design and execution of pipe decoration. Restoration of case finish. Marylou Davis, Inc. 2015 with Andover Organ Company for St. John’s Seminary, Brighton, Massachusetts.

Photograph – Len Lavasseur. The American Organist, October 2015.