Ever wonder whether it's a Rococo or Régence? Louis XV or Louis Philippe? A Bergère or Fauteuil? Each week, we will highlight a word, term, or phrase to help identify antique furniture, periods, and styles.
bonne·tière [ buhn-tyair; French bawn-tyer ]
noun, plural bonne·tières [buhn-tyairz; French bawn-tyer] French Furniture.
1. a tall, narrow wardrobe of the 18th century, found especially in Normandy and Brittany.
Origin: <French: literally, hosier
When this self-described Francophile is not reading or writing about all things French, she's dreaming up charming new ways to showcase Lolo French Antiques et More or traveling to France with Lolo to buy delightful treasures for their store. Mimi, Lolo, and their new French Bulldog, Duke, live in Birmingham, AL.
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