Woodcarver Kate Mosher at the Kentucky Historical Society

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Earlier this month when the Kentucky Historical Society sent us information on its upcoming exhibition Great Revivals: Kentucky Decorative Arts Treasures opening June 6, I was delighted to see several outstanding examples of 19th-century American decorative art. The exhibition, organized by the guest curator Estill Curtis Pennington, highlights the five distinct styles that emerged in the period from 1800-1920: Federal, …