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Example of an ornate carpeted bedroom design in Boston with yellow walls

Selkirk Ledge

Victorian Bedroom, Boston

This 19th century shingle style home overlooking the Atlantic Ocean was completely restored and expanded. Elizabeth Brosnan Hourihan worked closely with the architectural staff of Carpenter & MacNeille on all aspects of the home’s interior detailing, customization and finishes. Ongoing throughout the process was the specification and procurement of fine furnishings, window treatments, rugs, lighting, artwork and accessories. Several of the furnishings were handmade in England and Italy and a number of pieces are antiques dating as far back as the 17th century and needleworks as early as 1550. There is an antique rug collection, an antique American book collection, antique silver flatware – with a signature engraving on all the pieces, antique stemware and porcelain dishes. The art collection is from renowned Cape Ann artists from the 19th and 20th centuries including Quarterly, Chaet, and Gruppe. Featured in Architectural Digest “Cape Ann Turnaround” A Massachusetts Home is Rescued from Near Ruin Architecture and Construction: Carpenter & MacNeille Gordon Beall Photography

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