My Little Obsession

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If you’ve read my stories on miniature chairs, you’ll know that they are a special passion—and, hey, they take up less space than the real thing. While there is something crazy about hoarding them, there is also something so alluring that it is hard not to. This applies also to the ephemera associated with them. For instance, here is a 1919 advertisement for the best miniature furniture (made from paper) and rugs to go with it. This full-page ad in Needlework magazine is serious stuff.


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