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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est construction, ^ and correct design are thefactors. A hall-mark or shop-mark, such asthe highest grade makers place upon goods, isthe manufacturers guarantee, and it is truethat a shop-mark on correct and high-gradefurniture enables the public to distinguish thereal from the spurious. Correct reproductions of Period and Co-lonial furniture come under this class. Thiskind of furniture was honestly built, and onlines which present designers have not sur-passed. It is furniture of character bespeak-ing honesty in every line, correct in design, ad-mirable in construction, Moral furniture, forits influence is never degrading. If you donot find it at first, defer purchasing, for withit you make your home an object lesson. This is the kind of furniture to buy. What-ever it is, it must also stand for honest materialand construction. For lack of a better termthe quality expressed may be truly termed—■Furniture Integrity. It is the kind of furni-ture to place in our dining-rooms, librari
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