Preservation Long Island’s Country House Benefit Party is back! Join us for cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, live music, and tours of this spectacular property overlooking the Long Island Sound.
Tag: Decorative Arts
After a two-year hiatus, Preservation Long Island’s Country House Benefit Party is back! Invitations and ticket sales coming soon!
Preservation Long Island’s curatorial intern closely examines its important collection of early nineteenth-century woven coverlets.
Edward Lange’s “Huntington Brown Brothers Huntington Pottery” just returned from conservation! Learn about the treatment and history of this important painting of one of Long Island’s oldest and largest potteries.
Preservation Long Island is proud to be the steward of a robust collection of decorative arts and material culture that reveal life on Long Island long ago. Guest blogger and volunteer, Gary Hammond, explores the history behind one intriguing object in our collection.
The latest addition to Preservation Long Island’s outstanding collection of regional decorative arts is a rare Queen-Anne-style cherrywood tall-case clock made in eastern Queens County (now Nassau) around 1785 by Quaker craftsman and preacher, Willet Hicks (1765–1845).