Top: In the library, the bookcases mount to the ceiling and the walls are painted to resemble wood. The black taffeta curtains have bindings of tiger-skin chintz, which also makes the valance and the under-curtains.The carved and gilded mirror has a dragon top." The 18th-century mahogany Chippendale chairs feature point d'Hongerie embroidery. Bottom:"The library of Mr. Nast's apartament containes numerous fine pieces of neeple-point, including a large silk panel depicting Orpheus charming the animals. This room adjoins the ballroom and also gives on the terrace."


  • Title: The New York Apartment of Condé Nast, Esq.
  • Creator: Mattie Edwards Hewitt
  • Creator Birth Date: 1869
  • Creator Death Date: 1956
  • Original Source: Vogue, June 1, 1925

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