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Wharton, Edith (1862-1937); Codman Jr., Ogden (1863-1951) / The decoration of houses

Index,   pp. 199-204

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Adam, ceiling ornaments of, 93
Andirons, 84
Appliques, in hall and staircase, 119
Araldi's ceiling in the convent of St. Paul,
  Parma, 97
Architrave of  door, see Doorway; of
  mantel-piece, 82
Arm-chair, modern, 128
Artnoire-s, old French and Italian, 117
Ashby, Castle, Inigo Jones's stairs in, in
Aviler, d', his description of dining-room
  fountain, 158
Ball-room, 137; in Italy, 138; Louis XIV,
  139; lighting of, i~o; chairs, 140
Barry, Madame du, dining-room of, 156
Bath-room, 172; in Pitti Palace, 172
Bedroom, development of, 162; Renais-
  sance, 162; Louis XIV, 162; XVIII-
  century, 163; cotton hangings in, i64;
  suite, plan of~ 169; children's, 182
Bedstead, history of, :6;
Belv~d~re, at Versailles, frescoes in, 42
B&ain, ceiling arabesques of, 98
Bergt~re, origin of, 7; design of, 128
Bernini, his staircase in the Vatican, io8
Bindings, decorative value of, 146
Blinds, 73
Blois, spiral stairs in court-yard of ch~-
  teau, 109; cabinet of Catherine de'
  Medici, 123
Blondel, on doors, 58; on fireplaces, 74
Book-cases, medieval, 145; in Catherine
  de' Medici's cabinet, ~4~; in France in
   the XVII century, 146; built into the
   wall, i47; in England, 149; modern,
  Books in the middle ages, 145  in the
   Renaissance, 146
  Bosse, Abraham, engravings of Louis
   XIII interiors, 69; examples of state
   bedrooms, 123
  Boudoir, 130; modern decoration of, 170
  Brain ante, his use of the mezzanin floor, 5
  Breakfast-room,  6o
  Bric-A-brac, definition of, 184; knowledge
   of, 187; superiority of old over new,
  Burckhardt, on medieval house-planning,
   107, note
  Byfield,   , his stairs at Hurlingham, iii
  Cabinet, Italian origin of, 123; used in
   French Renaissance houses,   123; of
   Catherine de' Medici, book-cases in,
  Campbell's Vitruvius Britannicus, ex-
   ample of Palladian manner, 4; of Eng-
   lish house-planning, 135
  Carpets,  in general color-scheme, 29;
   choice of   too; Savonnerie, ioo; de-
   signs of, ioi; stair-carpets, 102, 1:8;
  Caserta, staircase in royal palace, 108
  Casino del Grotto, near Mantua, frescoes
   in, 42; ceilings in, 98
  Casts in vestibule, :o~; in hail, n8; in
   school-room, 178

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