Sister Parish: The Life of the Legendary American Interior Designer: The Life of the Legendary American Interior Designer

Sister Parish The Life of the Legendary American Interior Designer The Life of the Legendary American Interior Designer Dorothy May Kinnicutt Parish Sister to her family and friends was born into a patrician family and grew up at the right schools yacht clubs and coming out parties Forced to work during the Depressio

  • Title: Sister Parish: The Life of the Legendary American Interior Designer: The Life of the Legendary American Interior Designer
  • Author: Apple Parish Bartlett Susan Bartlett Crater Albert Hadley Bunny Williams
  • ISBN: 9780865652941
  • Page: 260
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dorothy May Kinnicutt Parish Sister to her family and friends was born into a patrician family and grew up at the right schools, yacht clubs, and coming out parties Forced to work during the Depression, Parish combined her design ability with social connections to create a still thriving successful interior decorating firm, Parish Hadley Her list of clients reads likDorothy May Kinnicutt Parish Sister to her family and friends was born into a patrician family and grew up at the right schools, yacht clubs, and coming out parties Forced to work during the Depression, Parish combined her design ability with social connections to create a still thriving successful interior decorating firm, Parish Hadley Her list of clients reads like an American Who s Who, starting with Rockefellers, Astors, Whitneys, and Paleys Parish s style, marked by cozy, airy, colorful, but understated elegance, came to be known as American country, and its influence continues today Compiled by Parish s daughter and granddaughter, Sister Parish takes the reader right into the houses and lives of some of the most fascinating people of this inimitable woman s time.

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    1. This biographical book was chosen for discussion by a member of my book club for two reasons: 1) she personally is very stylish, and loves decorating; 2) our group has read a number of books about the late 19th/early 20th century, and this book offered another look into that era. While I loved the presentation of the book, by our club member, and the lively discussion which it elicited, I was not so enamored of reading the book. Having said that, I'd like to add that this book is worthy of a tho [...]

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