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In 1661, the Italian furniture maker Schor, who worked with the sculptor Bernini, made a splendid State bed for the Princess Marie Mancini in Rome. Commissioned to celebrate her firstborn son’s public presentation, it was documented in her writings, “I lay in a new bed prepared for my first son’s birth … and the magnificence of it excited admiration everywhere…

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The Mermaid Bed

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MURIEL EILEEN is an original vessel built in Bena, VA in 1926. Buy boats were motorized vessels that worked the Bay during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Buy boats would motor out to the oyster beds where the traditional dredgers - sailing craft like skipjacks and bugeyes - were hauling oysters. Purchasing the oysters from the dredgers, buy boats would carry the purchase to the market in towns along the Chesapeake Bay.

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Between Savanah and Tybee Island, GA. You can walk to it during low tide and you have to boat to it during high tide. I'm dying to visit there!

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Mengaso Rug

WE ♥ THIS! ----------------------------- Original Pin Caption: Mengaso Rug - anthropologie.com

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