Arrowsmith, Henry William / The house decorator and painter's guide; containing a series of designs for decorating apartments, suited to the various styles of architecture
Plate XLVI-XLVII ["classical, or Greek style"], pp. 92-[Plate XLVII] ff.
92 and of the breach of faith and fall of Harold, and is a perfect and action. The tapestry naturally enough divides itself into seventy-t partments, the subject of each compartment being as shown by t] scription." Plate XLVI. Is a design for the side of an apartment in the classical, or Gre The reader will bear in mind from what has been already stated observations we have made upon Greek decorations, that all the di this style are but modern adaptations of Greek ornaments; for no specimen of the interior domestic architecture of Greece has survived the overthrow of that nation. This style has no pretensions to the richness and splendour of many others; but it may be made to harmonize exceedingly well with the rosewood and mahogany furniture now commonly introduced into the sitting. rooms of the higher classes of society. The effect of the design here pre- sented to the reader, and, indeed, all others in the same style, will chiefly depend upon the choice of colours, for none but the most chaste tints can be with propriety introduced. D E T A I L S. Plate XLVII. Figure 1. Is an enlarged view of the centre ornament at the I of the panel. Figure 2. Is an enlarged view of the angle ornament at the I of the panel. Figure 3. Is a part of the centre ornament for the stile, to I same scale.
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