hand-hammered copper hood with Chaucer quote on Craftsman fireplace
Photo: Laura Moss
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A Central Hearth

The fireplace is the star of a Craftsman living room. This hand-hammered copper hood at Craftsman Farms, Gustav Stickley's 1911 home, underscores its role with an inspired inscription. The line is from Chaucer: "The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne."
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