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Textiles, Art History, Gardens, and a Little Mental Traveling with Courtney Barnes 2006-2016


Coming Soon: A Rare Beauty

At the moment, this is on my desk...

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Marcus Flacks' book, Classical Chinese Furniture, opened to an incredible carved white marble 17th-century drum stool. Soon I'll share the full view of the piece, along with a look at the entire book, but I wanted to leave you with this teaser. Flacks compares the design on top to a brocaded textile. It's one of many timeless. yet rather less predictable, seats covered in his new reference tome. Stay tuned for more.

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