2 edition of Furnishing the colonial and federal house found in the catalog.
Furnishing the colonial and federal house
Nancy Vincent McClelland
|Statement||with 202 illus. from photographs.|
|LC Classifications||NK2406 .M3 1947|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||173|
|LC Control Number||47011092|
Federal-style architecture is the name for the classicizing architecture built in the newly founded United States between c. and , and particularly from to This style shares its name with its era, the Federalist name Federal style is also used in association with furniture design in the United States of the same time period.. The style broadly corresponds to the. Dumbarton House’s museum collection of more than 1, pieces includes furniture, paintings, textiles, silver, and ceramics primarily from the Federal period, to In addition, the museum houses a manuscript and document collection including journals, account books, and letters that together document nearly years of Nourse family.
The Federal, or Adam, style dominated the American architectural landscape from roughly to , having evolved from Georgian, the principal design language of the colonial period. Fundamentally, it was the comparatively progressive European ideas about . 18th C. Colonial. From the turn of the 20th century forward, the 18th Century Colonial interior style has been enormously popular. After all, all those Colonial Revival homes required suitable furnishings, so many classic styles were reinterpreted and manufactured to meet the market demand.
Colonial Grandeur in Philadelphia: the House and Furniture of General John Cadwalader by Nicholas B Wainwright and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Federal wallpapers in Phelps’s addition are original, made in the Réveillon factory in France in the early s. Connecticut Landmarks, the organization charged with overseeing this historic property, says that the Phelps–Hatheway house has the largest assemblage of 18th-century French wallpaper in this country.
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An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Furnishing the colonial and federal house by McClelland, Nancy, Publication date TopicsPages: Furnishing with oak --American Provincial furniture of maple and pine --Furnishing with mahogany --Painted furniture --The backgrounds of an American house --Underfoot in a Colonial house --Lighting and the Colonial house --Textiles for the Colonial house --Decorative accessories in a Colonial room --Color in the Colonial and Federal house.
Additional Physical Format: Online version: McClelland, Nancy Vincent, Furnishing the colonial and federal house. Philadelphia, J.B. Lippincott Co., Sheraton published the "Cabinet-Maker and Upholsterer’s Drawing Book" in These guides were studied extensively by American furniture makers.
And while their interpretations varied, the products had the underlying clean lines and more delicate forms attributable to the Federal period. American Furniture, The Seventeenth-Century and William and Mary Styles: Typical furniture-making processes and styles of colonial American furniture are described here.
Colonial Furniture in America: Luke Vincent Lockwood's book on furniture of the colonial. Federal style flourished in the homes of affluent families in the large port cities, such as New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Charleston and Baltimore. We can picture our Luciana Pedestal Table holding court in any Furnishing the colonial and federal house book these homes.
The pedestal base and curving saber legs were popular features on large dining tables during the Federal period. What Makes Up a Federal Style House. When the U.S. declared their independence from Britain and after the Revolutionary War, we wanted to separate ourselves from anything British-related, including homes.
This meant the colonial style was falling quickly out of favor. From –what is known as Federal style began rising in popularity. Antique reproduction furniture from The Federalist is designed with a handsome, luxurious elegance that evokes the late 18th and 19th-century design in a way that no other federal style furniture company can replicate.
Each of our reproduction furniture pieces are characterized by inspired design elements and intricate inlays that are reminiscent of the period.
Colonial ( to ) The Colonial period was heavily influenced by pieces from England during this time (including William and Mary, Queen Anne, and Chippendale), although the American versions tended to be far less ornamental and more conservative.
Colonial House is a family owned and operated business located on the Historic Carthage Square, Carthage, MO. We are in the SouthWest Corner of Missouri on Route We specialize in Colonial and Early American period home furnishings with high end country accents.
Colonial furniture was the sought-after design style built by American colonists from the mid's to the mid's. The design was influenced by styles used in England. Different from English.
Federal Style Photo by Tria Giovan. A different George W. was President when Americans first tweaked European house styles to create something distinctly their own. The period just after the Revolutionary War (–) was a time to project hard-won dignity, not show off.
The Colonial and Federal style homes reflect the many changes in architecture that occurred as the American colonies grew into a nation.
Dating from tothe Colonial style shows a rougher, plainer type of dwelling. Partially overlapping in dates, from tothe Federal style portrays more relaxed, delicate and refined buildings.
Colonial House Styles and Examples. The Colonial house style consists of many styles built during the Colonial period (early 18th Century) in America's history when England, Spain, and France had colonies scattered across what is now the United States.
English colonies closely mirrored housing fashions of England although they were 50 years behind. Edward Stratton Holloway is the author of American Furniture and Decoration Colonial and Federal ( avg rating, 1 rating, 0 reviews, published ), /5(11).
American Furniture and Decoration Colonial and Federal by. The Practical Book of American Furniture and Decoration The Practical Book of Furnishing the Small House and Apartment by. Edward Stratton Holloway. avg rating — 0 ratings — 10 editions.
Leather Furniture Spots. These handsome spots are made of durable leather. Place them under candlesticks to prevent dripping wax from damaging furniture, or under furniture legs to prevent scuffing.
Choose black or brown for 3” dia. small spots or 7" dia. large spots. The popularity of Adam and Federal style architecture coincided with the end of Colonial America.
Federal style house plans present a formal, rigorously balanced face to the street. Rooflines can be peaked with little overhang, although larger versions sometimes feature a. Architect Asher Benjamin later mass-produced pattern books which made it easy for carpenters to create the elements of Adamesque design as well, which is why you see Federal buildings far beyond the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast.
The American period of Federal architecture flourished between. 4. Yellow and Red 18th Century Colonial House on Kennebec River. Above is an 8, square foot 18th Century red and yellow colonial house once owned by Captain John Reed.
It sits on the Kennebec River in Maine. Actually, the yellow portion is the original house. .The Federal House: circa - Like much of America's architecture, the Federal (or Federalist) style colonial architecture is the name for the classicizing design built around the end of the Revolutionary War.
The typical form of original federal houses is a simple box shape- usually two or three rooms deep- with a symmetrical.SEE ALSO: Outdoor Furniture. Old House Online's directory of designers and manufacturers of classically-styled furniture for old homes, including 20th Century, Revival, Modern, Bungalow, Arts & Crafts, Victorian, and Early American Furniture.
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