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The New York herald. [volume] (New York, N.Y.) 1920-1924, March 27, 1921, Image 13

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Home Furnishi
SUMMER! How the thought of it quickens everyone this time of year to plans for the
summer home. It is a joy to spend these refreshing spring mornings looking for the chintzes
you will need, deciding what color your porch furniture must be, or what rug will be most
effective in a sun-flooded living room. * * ? Tomorrow, you will find all departments
devoted to home furnishings, ready to respond to your enthusiasm with all of the newest
ideas for summer gorgeously displayed
Summer Furniture is Very Decorative This Year
NOT content to leave all of the glory of summer coloring to hangings, rugs and
lamps, in pursuing a decorative theme for the summer home, the new furniture has
captured some of it in most delightful ways.
For Porch or Living Room
THE reed furniture illustrated is finished in parchment color, with touches of red
and blue design and cretonne cushions, $495. A reed suite of four pieces is very new in
mottled blue with gay cretonne cushions, $563. Stately pcacock chairs, so decorative
for porch or lawn, raise their proud fan-shape backs to slender height. They are
closely woven of natural reed and rattan and outlined in a narrow black Grecian
border. Two sizes, $65 and ?78.50. Other suites of reed are finished in gray-green,
orange and black, blue sienna, old mahogany with English chintz cushions; old
ivory with gay flowered chintz cushions; frosted brown and black enamel. Also, there
are natural or brown willow suites, and any color finish can be ordered. Kaltex summer
furniture is another fine type.
For Summer Bedrooms
A SUITE painted in a soft putty color is an early American adaptation dccorated
with a delicate pansy bouquet, five pieces, $750. Another suite, also an early American
adaptation, is apple green with a rose cluster design. The Windsor bed adds greatly
to its quaintness. Five pieces, $650. Many other suites, adaptations of Louis XVI
designs, in r*ory and gray.
For Summer Breakfast Rooms
A platinum-gray painted breakfast suite with its gay design of grape clusters will
be charming. The dropleaf table and chairs are Colonial design. Nine pieces, $297.50.
A very unusual suite painted blue
green shows Queen Anne influ
ence in its triangular dropleaf table
and Cabriole legs. Eight pieces,
A modified Colonial suite in black
lacquer with touches of Chinese
blue has a dropleaf table and
Windsor chairs.
French Cretonnes
SOME garden you love entangles you
in its color beauty when June comes in.
It is much that same stimulation you
get on seeing these hundreds of new
Cretonnes from Erance. The French
designs and uses of color imprinted on
heavy English fabric are scarcely dis
tinguishable from hand-blocked linens,
cxcept in the moderateness of their prices.
One of the most distinctive of all these
charming Cretonnes reveals the natural
feeling for design that the French possess.
Loosely defined blocks of gray, blue and
black are relieved from monotony by en
closing a small flowerpot that boasts the
decorative bleeding heart. How cool,
how colorful and old-fashioned! Prices
are very low, 8oc, $1.15, $i-35 yard
Charming French brocades are only
$3.50 yard. French striped moire, 50
inches wide, $2.50 yard.
Summer Rugs
JAPANESE checkered rush rugs are
coarsely hand-woven in contrasting
shades. $12.75 to ^48.50 oval and
oblong braided rush rugs in plain, nat
ural or with black band designs, $6
to $32. Japanese grass rugs, blue and
brown, with Chinese, Grecian or plain
band designs, $2.75 to $14.25.
The old-fashioned Hit-and-Miss rug
woven of cotton or silk; the rag rug
with lovely cretonno effect borders; and
the hand-braided rag rug, are light
weight and colorful. $5.50 to $46.
Japanese woven rag rugs, in early
American patterns. $6 to $82.50.
The plain colors of Klearflax rugs, their
all-linen durable fabric and their mod
erate prices commend them.
$5.25 to $54-50.
Beautiful New Fabrics
Answer the Call of Spring
THERE'S a source of inspiration in the delight
ful new materials-^- silks, woolens, cottons?that
makes one dream of smart spring suits and
light summer frocks. One can scarcely wait to
?tart sewing, so tempting are all these fabrics.
Navy Imported
Blue Cottons
Imported printed Canton
Crepe is a revelation of
beauty in colors and design.
40 inches?$5.50 yard.
Sports silks of a lovely
crepey texture are gay in
color, bold in pattern. 40
inches?$5.50 yard.
The best coior for woolen
Capes and Wraps, is fea
tured in many fine all-wool
materials. Tricotines, Poiret
Twills, Unfinished Wors
ted, Men's Wear Serge,
Velours. AIL 54 inches?
$2.75 to fo.75 yard.
Dainty white dotted Swisses,
Voiles, Batistes, with dots
large and small. 38 inches-?
?1.95 yard.
Voiles are displaying plaids,
stripes and tiny figured de
signs in delightful new color
ings. 40 inches?$ x .50 yard.
qA New Importation of
Millinery From Paris
THERE'S an assurance, a well defined poise,
about the hats in this newest group from Paris
that proves them to be the very cream of the
season's loveliest and most authentic fashions.
There are new style notes, too; touches of soutache braid, in clusters of
narrow silky strands or eyelet embroidery on crepe de Chine. The formal hat
comes into its own at this season, revelling in pale colors, orchid, jonquil,
primrose and the supremely correct solid black.
c.Prices Are Very Moderate
Gloves for Varying Tastes?
MEET the demands of many occasions and many costumes with fine silk or
velvety soft glace. They are long or short, according to individual whim.
16-Button Milanese Silk, c'ouble finger tips. Black, pongee, white, $2
Two-Claip Milanese Silk, double finger tips. Black, pongee, white, $1.25
Biarritz slip-on glove in black or white glace, $2
Long gloves of beautiful white glace, for dress wear, $4.75
Very Smart New Suits, $75
IF you've waited until after Easter to buy your Spring suit you'll welcome
these newest versions of tailored elegance, both because they're styled so smartly
and priced so moderately. Graceful in silhouette and beautifully modelled,
they give new slendernesS and youth to a woman's figure; and you will note
the charming finesse of the tailored features that make each style so "different."
Hand-made folds, clever tucking, silk embroidery, novel pockets, dextrous
little touches of some sort acccnt the smart distinction of each model. Man
tailored, hand'finished, silk-lined.
Exquisite New Silk Lingerie
for the Spring IVardrobe
SOFT, dainty, washable silks, crepe deChincor radium, tailored or trimmed with
delicate laces ?a group of especially interesting styles, very alluringly priced.
Sight Gowns Step-in Drawers
Crepe de Chine, ?3.95, ?495. Crepe de Chine, ?1.95.
#5-95? -*6.95. Radium silk, #3.95.
Radium silk, ?5.95, ?7.95. Bodices
Envelope Chemises Washable satin, ?1.50, ?1.95,
Crepe de Chine, ?1.95, $2-95> fc.95.
$345? $3-95? Radium silk, ?1.95, ?2.93. *
Radium Silk, ?345, #3.95. (Prices do not include *?*)
The Newest Strap Pumps, $9.75
THEIR graceful lines, and the ease with which they lend themselves to new
two tone combinations these explain their charm. And the newer styles we
receive everv day are proof of the almost infinite variety that can be introduced
into this most popular type of footwear. There is one particularly good model
for street or semi-dress wear, made in patent leather or tan calfskin with suede
inserts in vamps and straps.

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