A. Hepplewhite and Co. / The cabinet-maker and upholsterer's guide, or, Repository of designs for every article of household furniture, in the newest and most approved taste : displaying a great variety of patterns ... in the plainest and most enriched styles : with a scale to each, and an explanation in letter press : also, the plan of a room, shewing the proper distribution of the furniture ... / from drawings by A. Hepplewhite and Co. ...
The cabinet-maker and upholsterer's guide, etc., pp. -24
+ THE CABINET-MAKER S T OO L S. PLATES i 6, I 7, thew four defigns for fools; the frame-work for which may be of mahogany, or japanned, as moft agreeable; or to match the fuit of chairs, and of confequence fhould have the fame fort of covering. The defign 0, plate I 7, is proper for a dreffing or mufic fool. W I N D O W S T OO L S. TWO defigns are Ihewn on plate i8, proper for mahogany or ja- pan, covered with linen or cotton to match the chairs. Plate i9, two more defigns; the upper one is applicable to japan-work, with firiped furniture; the under one of mahogany, carved, with furniture of an elegant pattern feflooned in front, will produce a very pleafing ef- fe&. Plate 20. Thefe two defigns are peculiarly adapted for an elegant drawing-room of japanned furniture; the covering (hould be of taberray or morine, of a pea-green, or other light colour. The fize of window ftools muff be regulated by the fize of the place where they are to Rfand; their heights fliould not exceed the feats of the chairs. S 0 F A S. PLATES 21, 2 2, 23, 24, prefent four defigns for fofas; the wood- work of which fhould be either mahogany or japanned, in accordance to the chairs; the covering alfo muff be of the fame. The dimenfions of-fofas vary according to the fize of the room and pleafure of the purchafer. The following is the proportion in gene- ral
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