Nancy Lancaster: her life, her world, her art

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A.A. Knopf, Feb 13, 1996 - Biography & Autobiography - 426 pages
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Great houses, exquisite gardens, a glittering society--this was the world, for 93 years, of Nancy Lancaster: aristocrat, free spirit, a woman of wit and edge whose inborn decorating genius culminated in her creation of the style (chintz, elegance, cozy clutter) that flourishes today as the English Country look. 152 photos; 16-page color insert.

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Considered one of the grande dames of interior design, Lancaster created, through her firm Colefax and Fowler, the "English country look" of faded elegance accented with flowers and chintz. Born a ... Read full review

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