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Vintage Home Collection

Pre-1997 vintage images of homes inside and out. These pictures and accompanying captions are from my book collection and not borrowed from any other media source.

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vintagehomecollection·15 days agoPhoto

For his unconventional East Hampton country home, Jack Lenor Larsen created, in microcosm, his own version of an African village. The noted textile designer built a complex called the Round House, which takes its inspiration from Bantu compounds of thatched-roof mud huts.

The Worlds of Architectural Digest - Country Homes, 1982

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Nostalgic and nice, this unstuffy front parlor also owes its allure to an earlier era. But its appeal is as fresh as today. Attics and antique shops yielded furnishings the collectors perked up with paint and colorful print fabrics.

Better Homes and Gardens New Decorating Book, 1981

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This contemporary living room personifies a “warm” color scheme. Three quarters of the picture window is covered with a no-iron, over-all painted sheer, a cotton and Dacron mixture. The sofa is covered in red denim with pillow accents of gray and brilliant green.

Ladies’ Home Journal Book of Interior Decoration, 1959

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The most traditional treatment can also be the most versatile. Pinch-pleated draperies of sheer linen, hung from a header, break up a floor-to-roof glass area without destroying the visual flow from indoors to outdoors.

Curtains, Draperies & Shades, 1979

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Study/library alcove of the bungalow in San Leandro. Facing south and west, this charming room always has ample light to bring to life the art-glass landscapes that make this room such a delight to be in.

The Bungalow: America’s Arts & Crafts Home, 1994

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