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What is Early American decor?

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What is Early American decor?

Early American or Colonial furniture and decor, was more 'useful' than just visually appealing. It may have crossed the ocean with the family sailing to the 'new world'. Or they may have had a cabinetmaker build what they needed after their arrival. Furniture would have been sparse. They would not have had much decor (ie: clutter in today's world). And the decor, would have needed to be useful as well. 

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Why is the pineapple used as a Welcome Symbol?

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Why is the pineapple used as a Welcome Symbol?

Quite often, the pineapple fruit came to the Colonist’s table by way of the seafaring family member, having encountered it in a tropical area of their travels.

As early as the late 1600’s, the fruit was regarded as a ‘welcome’ symbol

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