Jigsaw Puzzle Fun!

Click on the pictures below to see if you can solve

these digital jigsaw puzzles!

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Embroidery

At the Ximenez-Fatio House Museum we have many fine examples of 18th and 19th century embroidery. This art form was was passed down from generation to generation and was learned over many years of diligent practice.

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China Tea Cups

A hot cup of tea or coffee on a cool winter night in front of the hearth at Miss Fatio’s would have been a welcome treat after a long day exploring St. Augustine!

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Loo Game

The game of Lanterloo or simply, Loo, was a card game popular in 18th and 19th century parlours. There was always a lively game of Loo being played at Miss Fatio’s!

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Hat Bath

This hat bath would have been the ultimate luxury in its day! After many days or weeks of traveling to St. Augustine a nice hot bath would have been a welcome sight upon checking in to our boarding house!

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The Ximenez-Fatio House Museum

The Ximenez-Fatio House Museum was built in 1798 by Andres Ximenez for his family. This historic landmark is one of St. Augustine’s finest examples of Spanish Colonial architecture.

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Antique Rocking Horse

Did you have a rocking horse as a child? This classic toy was as popular in 1860 as it is today. This horse has a mane made from real horse hair and is hand painted!

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Necessary Chair

A “necessary chair” was a absolute necessity in the Victorian Era! Most homes did not have indoor plumbing and chamber pots were difficult to use, especially for those who were ill. This wooden chair was modified and a chamber pot was installed to make it more comfortable for the user. 

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Pleating Iron

Staying up to date with the most current fashions was very important to our wealthy clientele. This pleating iron would have been used in our wash house to perfect the pleats in our guests clothing. Miss Fatio’s surely hosted the most fashionable tourists in St. Augustine!

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Heston the Cat

Meet Heston, our courtyard cat! Heston is well fed and taken care of and in return he takes care of our house. Before commercial exterminators were the norm, cats would have helped homeowners keep their houses and outbuildings pest free. Not only is he a good mouser, he is very handsome!