Three chairs for upholstery! Share the thrill when expert Danno Sullivan mistakes a tack hammer for an attack hammer, while Clare Sera interrogates from a silk brocade chaise longue.
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In just one 10-minute podcast on FRENCH UPHOLSTERY, here are just a few of the tidbits you'll learn, so you can be an expert, too! --
- Expert Danno focuses on the upholstery of Louis XIV
- Louis XIV is son of Louis XV, because that's how math works
- Upholsterer was called Monsieur Woodsuffice
- Much upholstery was done with the hair of aristrocrats
- Vintage upholster is valuable because of the smell
- Queen Victoria's sweat-stained carpets are collectible
- An "olfactory" pun
- In addition to furniture Louis XIV and Louis XV, collectors covet the cornet-based décor of Louis Armstrong
- Expert Danno started at University of Wisconsin, with just a stick of wood and a pocket knife
- Earliest project was self-pasteurizing cheese chair
- "Captain and Tenille" reference
- phrase "enfolded flaps of flesh"
- left over muskrat materials donated to hand pie manufactory and voodoo necklace maker