Tuesday, April 23, 2013

A French Bed for 1816

Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Loretta reports:

Some of the magazine descriptions of clothing, houses, and furnishings are as charming and interesting as the items themselves.  This bed is a great example.  It strikes me as delightfully fanciful, and I like the way it's described as a balance between English and French taste.  I also like the options of decorating with more "chasteness" or more "gaiety."




Ackermann's Repository April 1816

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2 comments:

Quinn said...

Charming! I will now consider the following choices in home design decisions: augment? abridge? festoon? ;)

Shyanne @ French Bed said...

hmm..I do agree with you...It would be more beautiful by mixing two taste french and english..I love the antique style furniture..thanks for sharing


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