Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Beautiful Thing of the Day: A Bike for Stuart Little

This brooch from the Museum of Fine Arts Boston's permanent collection might be the most adorable thing I've ever seen. And, as if it weren't cute enough already, the wheels, pedals, and bike chains move (more after the jump)!

Let me repeat myself: THE BIKE WORKS! A tiny person could actually ride it! I bet Stuart Little would have killed for it; why ride in a birch bark canoe when you can have a diamond-wheeled bike? The brooch was made in England between 1894-97, further proving that the Victorians did decadence better than anyone. I was maybe definitely born in the wrong century.

1 comment:

  1. it's just the sweetest thing ever!



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