Title: American homes and gardens
Year: 1905 (1900s)
Subjects: Architecture, Domestic Landscape gardening
Publisher: New York : Munn and Co
Contributing Library: Smithsonian Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: Biodiversity Heritage Library
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The Steps to The Sheds The Entrance-front and the Gates Which Are a Trophy horn Italy The one color scheme has been used throughout thehouse, that of ivory-white and pinks, from the rich rasp-berry to the palest shade of pink; all the outside windowsand doors have French shirred shades of pink silk. AMERICAN HOMES AND GARDENS January, 1907
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The Drawing-room Is in Coral-pink and Ivory-white whiteof the Egyptian andRoman benches and settees. This piazza very wisely se-cures the one thing whose ab-sence is most grievous tomany American homes—thatis privacy. Our homes arebuilt mostly, not to live in,but to be seen, and we are tooself-conscious to enjoy thepublicity we court. It is inthis cloistered seclusion tea isserved every afternoon, andit is at this time the realcharm of the house is felt. At the extreme southeastend of the piazza, oppositethe main dining-room, is thebreakfast-room, where a de-lightful fountain plays amidferns and palms. The halland music-room also open outon this enclosed piazza. The dining-room is awholly classic, Roman room.The walls are paneled inivory white and gold, se-verely finished with a Greekpattern in raw sienna. At
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