about us


Gentle Arts Complete Antique Textile Service represents more than 40 years of experience. Our clients include private collectors , historic house museums, state museums, university collections, interior designers, auction houses and insurance companies.


Bryce Reveley, a textile specialist for appraisal, restoration, and conservation of antique fibers and clothing , has studied at the American Institute of Textile Arts, the Smithsonian Institute, the Cooper- Hewitt Museum, Winterthur Museum, the Metropolitan Museum, the English Lace School, the university of London, Musee des Arts Decorative, and Musee Dior in Paris. She has served on the national board the Costume Society of America and is also a member of the Costume Society of the U.K. She has held the position of Curator of Costumes, Textiles, and Mardi Gras at the Louisiana State Museum. Most recently, she attended New York University's program in Fine and Decorative Arts Appraisal. Currently, she is the textile consultant for William Doyle Auction Gallery and is a regular textile appraiser for the Antiques Road Show.