Illustrated History of the Finnish Bed

Suomalainen sänky (The Finnish Bed), by Leena Sammallahti and Marja-Liisa Lehto (SKS 2006), is an illustrated history of Finnish sleeping arrangements, from simple benches along the wall, once common in many farmhouses, to elaborately carved and cushioned laps of luxury from upper-class homes. Here are a few photos from the book.


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