The Handbook for Travelers in India, Burma and
Ceylon Edition 1874, carries extensive instructions for the minimum amount of clothing, weapons, tents and food needed for an extensive voyage in the tropics. Boxes, trunks and chests were packed and hauled ...
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Casual pieces are simple in
design and usually in a lighter
wood. Very Little details,
except possibly some country
Mision/Shaker pieces are mostly
constructed of wood and feature
vertical slats, either on the
arms or back. Very simple in
Modern pieces are often marked
by clean lines, smooth accents
(glass, stainless steel), and
new concepts such as space age,
curved metal, and an updated
Traditional pieces typically
feature curved lines, decorative
details, carved details, and are
often made from darker woods.
Transitional pieces combine
modern and traditional elements.
They often feature straight
lines and sharp angles, but the
overall design does not stray
too far away frmo traditional
Cottage style pieces often
feature exposed wood in white
finish, or are slipcovered.
Rustic/Lodge pieces have a
rugged look and may have natural