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Acknowledgements Preface 1. Aspects of Early Georgian Fashion and Taste 2. The Uses of Rooms and Changing Social Practice 1685-1760 a, The Meaning of State b, Arrival at the House c, Double and Single Storey Entrance Halls d, Common Parlours, Great Parlours, Dining Rooms and Great Dining Rooms e, Drawing Rooms f, Saloons, Great Rooms and Galleries g, Library-Living Rooms 3. The Primacy of Upholstery a, Priorities in Upholstery b, Beds and Curtains, c, Wall Hangings d, Seat Furniture e, Case Covers and False Cases 4. Aspects of Display a, The Significance of Silver b, Approaches to Colour and Gilding c, Qualities of Oil Gilding d, Light and Hospitality 5. William Kent and the Development of Architectural Decoration a, Kent's Approach to Architectural Decoration b, Kent's Interiors at Houghton Hall c, The Variety of Kent's Work as a Decorator d, The Influence of Kent 6. Parade, Comfort and Variety in Interiors 1740-1760 a, An Age of Ornament and Decoration b, The Contribution of Amateurs and Ladies c, Planning and the Growth of Comfort d, The Changing Balance of Upholsterers and Cabinet-Makers 7. The Rise of Historical Thinking a, Preservation, Restoration and Alteration b, The Enthusiasm for Portraits and Stained Glass c, New Interiors in the Gothick Taste d, The Antiquarian Taste for Furniture 8, The Role of Pictures in Decoration 9. The Influence of The Orient a, Chinoiserie in Dressing Rooms and Bedrooms b, Chinoiserie Furniture and Furnishings 10. Planning and Sequences of Decoration 1720-1760 Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire Erddig, Clwyd Chicheley Hall, Buckinghamshire Ditchley Park, Oxfordshire Kirtlington Park, Oxfordshire Hagley Hall, Worcestershire Felbrigg Hall, Norfolk Holkham Hall, Norfolk
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Interior decoration Great Britain History 18th century, Great Britain Georgian style, Architecture, Domestic Great Britain 18th century, Architecture, Georgian Great Britain