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Cassone (again)

Back in the pre-pandemic days when we took students on fields trips, I went with the French classes to San Francisco’s Legion of Honor Museum. What a treat of a day! We just wandered through the museum, which has an … Continue reading

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A Cassone to Hope For

A cassone is a large chest, often used for a women’s trousseau and sometimes called a wedding chest. They were a prized possession and status symbol for many families and were often displayed in the bedroom. These beautiful specimens here … Continue reading

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