Room Model

Description

Untitled model of room interior rendered in watercolor and graphite on two-ply board. Four sides fold up to create a three-dimensional room interior. Room has a parquet floor laid in a herringbone pattern, partially covered by a green, cream and rose Oriental carpet. Walls have pale gray marbleized fielded paneling; flame mahogany six-panel doors, carved door casings; and intricate moldings. One wall has three six-over-six windows with full-length green brocade draperies and scalloped cornices with gold fringe trim; two Chippendale-style pier mirrors with broken scroll pediment are hung on the wall between the mirrors. Another wall has two doors flanking a heavily embellished fireplace. The other two walls have two and one doors, respectively. These three walls are hung with portraits.

Details

Descriptive Terms

interior design
drawing rooms
Georgian Revival
interior elevations
models (representations)

Physical Description

1 model rendered in watercolor and graphite on two-ply board; 30 3/4 x 30 inches open

Collection Code

CC011

Collection Name

Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection II

Date of Acquisition

1994

Reference Code

CC011.001.001.001.001.007

Record Details

Originator

A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Designer)

Material Type

interior elevations
models (representations)

Publications Referencing This Collection

(2010.). Drawing toward home :designs for domestic architecture from historic New England /James F. O'Gorman, editor ; with Lorna Condon ... [et al.].. 164-165. // Model was included in accompanying traveling exhibition..

Description Level

Item