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Identifier: americanhomesgar41907newy
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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long curtainsjust to escape the floor orto the sill are preferable de-pends on certain conditions.Considerable money may besaved by using the shortercurtains: besides if a seat orradiator be in the way theshorter curtain is to be used.The best laces for the par-lor are the Renaissance andBrussels, white curtains be-ing preferable. Cluny andArabian laces are much used in dining-room and library. For over-curtains there are a great variety of handsomematerials—such as velours, silks, silkalene madras, and cre-tonnes. Velours and brocades make heavy draperies andshould only be used in costly or elaborately furnished rooms.These may be substituted by tapestries and heavy broadcloths.Heavy curtains are usually out of keeping in bedroomsunless these rooms are furnished handsomely. Muslins andpoint desprit are appropriate for sash curtains, and they maybe hung with madras, printed scrims and cider cloths. Allthese materials are effective when worked in bright colorsand attractive patterns.

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Swiss Sash Curtains and Japanese Silk Drapery 342 AMERICAN HOMES AND GARDENS September, 1907 For summer homes and cottages cretonnes and coloredprints are greatly in vogue. The flowered cretonnes are de-sirable for the bedrooms, but the geometrical and more con-ventionalized figures are better for the rooms below. {CTSKHEHSI

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Tagged: , bookid:americanhomesgar41907newy , bookyear:1905 , bookdecade:1900 , bookcentury:1900 , booksubject:Architecture__Domestic , booksubject:Landscape_gardening , bookpublisher:New_York___Munn_and_Co , bookcontributor:Smithsonian_Libraries , booksponsor:Biodiversity_Heritage_Library , bookleafnumber:556 , bookcollection:biodiversity , BHL Collection , BHL Consortium

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