Redocoration from "Jane Austen in Style"
Posted by Jane Elizabeth on September 22, 1997 at 14:10:19:
In response to redecorating, written by Elissa on September 22, 1997 at 03:20:18
According to this book (see bibliography link) as newer furniture was purchased, the older pieces were moved upstairs into the bedrooms. There were fewer distinctions between furniture for living areas and furniture for bedrooms then, so tables, chairs, etc. were useful in both areas. The book surmises that this was how the jappanned cabinet ended up in Catherine Morland's room at Northanger Abbey.
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