This post was inspired by Laura, a friend of mine, the owner of the restored Art Deco boudoir set.  She used to say that she pictured Madam T. owning that furniture. So I recalled the book “Prokrustes Bed” (Patul lui Procust), which I’ve read long time ago in high school, and remembered being fascinated about the perfume of a lady’s life style, living in Bucharest at the dawn of the 20th century. “Ti-am spus, de altfel, ca in odaia de dormit, varuita alb si cu vreo doua dungi aurii, nu e decat divanul alb, scazut si vast, tabloul de Luchian, ceasornicul si, la capatai, o masuta alba pentru becul cu abajur de faianta ca sa pot citi seara. Incolo nimic. Nici covoare pe parchetul lucios ca o oglinda de stejar, nicio mobila de-a lungul peretilor goi …

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