Image from page 658 of "The Boston Cooking School magazine of culinary science and domestic economics" (1896)
Publisher: Boston : Boston Cooking-School Magazine
Contributing Library: Boston Public Library
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ith not a single discordant note to mar its simplebeauty. After the type of furniture has beenselected and the color scheme decidedupon, window hangings, couch covers,table and bureau scarfs and floorcoverings engage the bungalow^ ownersattention. For window curtains there is analmost unlimited variety to selectfrom. There are muslins and scrims,varying in price from ten to twenty-five cents a yard; a cheese cloth w^eavein creamy white, barred with stripesof various shades, such as pink, blue,green or yellow, costing twenty-fivecents a yard; linen taffeta, obtainablein almost every color, from naturalgray white to dark brown, mostly thesoft, dull shades; cretonnes, in numer-ous tasty patterns; coarse-meshednets in plain and fancy weaves; coloredMadras, and many other materials. Denims, canvases and burlaps,either in plain colors or printed infanciful designs, are suitable for couchcovers, and in addition there is aMocha canvas, fiftv inches wide, w7hich HOW TO FURNISH THE BUNGALOW 455
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Hand-Woven Rug costs fifty cents a yard, and is finelysuited for this purpose. There is alsoa heavy canvas of a mixed jute andlinen weave, which comes fifty incheswide at $1.25 a yard, in shades ofbrown, tan, blue, terra cotta and gray.It is admirable for couch co\^erings,and is also much employed for tableand bureau scarfs, and while it is oneof the more expensive materials, itpays in the long run to buy it, for itwears for many seasons and alwayslooks well. The next or fourth cut depicts achamber in a bungalow, located in avillage along the Merrimac River,and illustrates the use of muslin andcretonne as curtain hangings. Thewindows above the low, broad seatare shaded by simple white muslincurtains, while the seat space is definedby draperies of cretonne in shades ofNile green and pink, the flower patternmatching the design introduced in thenarrow molding which edges the plainwall surface. The effect produced ischarming, the colorings of the cre-tonne harmonizing perfectly with thege
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