Home Home Decor Karyl Pierce Paxtons New Orleans interior is an ode to picturesque painted furniture that flaunts its age. In her dining room, a French neoclassical-style dining table, circa 1800, wears its original paint. Pulled up to it are Louis XVI-style chairs upholstered in a silk from ABC Carpet Home. Upping the rooms sex appeal are orange embroidered Indian silk curtains from the Silk Trading Company.