Title: Artistic home : the perusal of which will give the modern housewife a hundred different ideas for the beautification of the home ; every illustration a new thought.
Year: 1903 (1900s)
Authors: Gable & Co.
Subjects: Draperies in interior decoration Draperies–Catalogs Trade catalogs–Draperies
Publisher: Charles E. Brown, Altoona, Pa.
Contributing Library: Winterthur Museum Library
Digitizing Sponsor: LYRASIS Members and Sloan Foundation
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/•T^^V^I c/lrtistic Festoons for Doorways C RMURE, tapestry, China silk or denim can be used according to the rooms. The doorway on the left is between two bedrooms ; the drapery is caught up at the sides withrosettes. Over the top of door is a shelf and the curtain is wound round a bronze vase or bust heavyenough to hold it in place. The center door is the entrance to a boudoir ; the color scheme of the hall should be carried out.Drapery medium weight and shelf wider to admit of heavier decoration. The doorway on right is for a library and should be made of velour, tapestry or interlined cottongoods. The drapery is festooned at the sides and looped through a long cord and tassel which is tackedto the cornice.
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Three Side Walt Treatments ^5^HESE are the order of the day and splendid effects can be obtained with a little care. They canvLU be made of silk, cotton or woolen goods. The one on left has roof and background of plain material ; the figured drapery is caught upirregularly and finished with knot?. A spear is diagonalU- run through center. A small lamp lendsa mellow light to the interior, which is finished with pillows that carry out the colors of the figuredmaterial. The middle couch has a crown effect; the red or olive green drapery is made of two figuredvelour curtains looped twice ; they are lined with a contrasting shade of satine. The cords and fringe,as also the crown, have threads of gold introduced. Background and couch in same color as curtains,or lighter shade, smaller figure or plain. The festoons are caught with large tassels to match fringe.French head-rests at each end and three gayly-colored pillows complete the effect. The right hand design is in a lighter vein. Soft s
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