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Principles of Home DecorationWith Practical Examples by Wheeler, Candace, 1827-1923

Principles of Home DecorationWith Practical Examples by Wheeler, Candace, 1827-1923

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Principles of Home Decoration
With Practical Examples
By
Candace Wheeler

New York
Doubleday, Page & Company
1903
Published February 1903

Principles of Home Decoration
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Dining-room in "Pennyroyal" (in Mrs. Boudinot Keith's Cottage, Onteora)
CONTENTS
CHAPTER I
\u2022
Decoration as an Art.

\u2666Decoration in American Homes.
\u2666Woman's Influence in Decoration.
\u2666

\u2022
CHAPTER II
\u2022
Character in Homes.
\u2666
\u2022
CHAPTER III
\u2022
Builders' Houses.
\u2666Expedients.
\u2666
\u2022
CHAPTER IV
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Colour in Houses.

\u2666Colour as a Science.
\u2666Colour as an Influence.
\u2666

\u2022
CHAPTER V
\u2022
The Law of Appropriateness.

\u2666Cleanliness and Harmony Tastefully Combined.
\u2666Bedroom Furnished in Accordance with Individual Tastes.
\u2666

\u2022
CHAPTER VI
\u2022
Kitchens.
\u2666Treatment of Walls from a Hygienic Point of View.
\u2666
\u2022
CHAPTER VII
\u2022
Colour with Reference to Light.

\u2666Examples of the Effects of Light on Colour.
\u2666Gradation of Colour.
\u2666

\u2022
CHAPTER VIII
\u2022
Walls, Ceilings and Floors.

\u2666Treatment and Decoration of Walls.
\u2666Use of Tapestry. Leather and Wall-Papers.
\u2666Panels of Wood, Painted Walls. Textiles.
\u2666

\u2022
CHAPTER IX
\u2022
Location of the House.
\u2666Decoration Influenced by Situation.
\u2666
\u2022
CHAPTER X
\u2022
Ceilings.

\u2666Decorations in Harmony with Walls.
\u2666Treatment in Accordance with Size of Room.
\u2666

\u2022
CHAPTER XI
\u2022
Floors and Floor Coverings.

\u2666Treatment of Floors\u2014Polished Wood, Mosaics.
\u2666Judicious Selection of Rugs and Carpets.
\u2666

\u2022
CHAPTER XII
\u2022
Draperies.

\u2666Importance of Appropriate Colours.
\u2666Importance of Appropriate Textures.
\u2666

\u2022
CHAPTER XIII
\u2022
Furniture.

\u2666Character in Rooms.
\u2666Harmony in Furniture.
\u2666Comparison Between Antique and Modern Furniture.
\u2666Treatment of the Different Rooms.
\u2666

\u2022
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