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Bryce Williams Reveley owns and operates Gentle Arts, an uptown New Orleans business that cleans, restores, conserves and appraises old lace. Reveley studied textile conservation and lace identification at the American Institute of Textile Arts in Boston and spent three summers in London earning a certificate from the University of Textiles Conservation. She has been featured in Southern Accents magazine and on the Home and Garden network, and is a regular textile expert at Doyle New York auction house. Reveley has worked for the past several years to restore items ravaged during Hurricane Katrina, and lists auction houses and museums, such as the New Orleans Museum of Art, among her clients.