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MIAMI

HAND-GUIDED MACHINE PILLOW

$189.00
Embroidered on antique sewing machines by super-specialized artisans.

Availability: In stock

$189.00
The Magic City! This original design celebrates the City of Miami, Florida.

Using vintage sewing machines (they don't build 'em like they used to) the fabric is turned this way and that way allowing the straight needle to swerve and criss-cross the many patterned play of our designs. Only specially trained artisans can handle the quick movements needed to create such masterpieces! Spelling errors guaranteed to enhance their charm and one-of-a-kind workmanship. This pillow is embroidered on an ivory linen-cotton blend cover with tied closure. Accented with black velvet piping.
*18" x 26"
*Linen/cotton blend
*Down form included
*Tie closure
*Dry clean only
*Made in India

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* The city of Miami was named for the Mayaimis tribe who lived in the area until the 18th century.
* Miami is the only city in the country to be bordered by two different National Parks (Biscayne National Park and Everglades National Park).
* Miami is the live flower importing capital of the US.
* Miami is also the busiest cruise ship port in the world.
* It is the only major city in the country to be conceived of by a woman. Julia Tuttle owned much of the land which is now Miami. This area also was home to a Spanish Mission and US Fort Dallas. Tuttle, a wealthy citrus grower, was instrumental in developing the city. In the late 1800s she convinced Henry Flagler to expand his Florida East Coast Railway to the area. Tuttle became known as the 'Mother of Miami.' The city was officially incorporated as a city in 1896.
* Suntan lotion was invented in Miami Beach by pharmacist Benjamin Green in 1944.
* The center of Miami boasts 50,000 hotel rooms in 640 hotels.

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