Breton box bed:Brittany is famous for its lit-clos (enclosed bed) tradition. Its box beds often have beautiful, intricate carving on the doors, and are sometimes one above the other in a double-decker, two-storey arrangement. The two pictured both come from Finistère, the north-western tip of France. The right-hand one has a linen chest serving as a step up.

Breton box bed:Brittany is famous for its lit-clos (enclosed bed) tradition. Its box beds often have beautiful, intricate carving on the doors, and are sometimes one above the other in a double-decker, two-storey arrangement. The two pictured both come from Finistère, the north-western tip of France. The right-hand one has a linen chest serving as a step up.

Box bed of Brittany. Homes in early France often had only one room. These beds saved space.

Box bed of Brittany. Homes in early France often had only one room. These beds saved space.

A child’s guest room features a chalet-style box bed that has been nicknamed the Heidi Nook | archdigest.com

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A child’s guest room features a chalet-style box bed that has been nicknamed the Heidi Nook | archdigest.com

Lits-clos or box bed, a traditional  piece of Breton furniture from times when many people shared one room

Lits-clos or box bed, a traditional piece of Breton furniture from times when many people shared one room

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Eidsborg Museum in Telemark, Norway\ from"THE ESSENCE OF THE GOOD LIFE" http://pinterest.com/co http://www.facebook.com.pa..

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