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Sister Parish : American style

Author: Martin A Wood
Publisher: London : Frances Lincoln Ltd., ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Sister Parish was the grande dame of American twentieth-century decorators and is credited with developing the style of interior decoration known as 'American Country Style'. Parish-Hadley, the decorating firm she founded and ran with her business partner, Albert Hadley, was extremely successful and it produced a huge body of work, but Sister's most famous client was Jacqueline Kennedy, for whom she worked at the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Henry Parish, II Mrs.; Henry Parish, II Mrs.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin A Wood
ISBN: 9780711232198 0711232199
OCLC Number: 707255944
Description: 204 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Where it all began --
In trade --
In search of style --
Decorating Camelot --
Parish Hadley --
An idea of home --
A place in town --
Designs for living --
Twilight --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index --
Acknowledgments.
Responsibility: Martin Wood.

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The most comprehensive record yet of the work of Sister Parish, grande dame of American twentieth-century decorators and originator of 'American Country Style'.  Read more...

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