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Product -Textiles/Fabrics: Sister Parish Fabric Design, Parish Hadley (1974)

Artist/Designer: Parish Hadley

Project Location: New York, United States

Figure 1: A 1974 Horst P. Horst portrait of Parish, surrounded by patterned fabrics in the office of her firm, Parish-Hadley. ( Source | Accessed : September 18, 2018 | Photographer: Horst P. Horst/Condé Nast Archive )
Figure 2: Feliciano, Peter Vitale, Dick Busher. "Living Room in Private Residence" Photograph. ( Source | Accessed : May 15, 2013 | Photographer: Feliciano, Peter Vitale, Dick Busher )

Colonial Revival, Eclectic, Neoclassical, Revival Styles

Primary Material(s):
Fabric, Textile

Residential Structure

Related Website(s):

Significant Date(s):
20th Century, 1960, 1974

Additional Information:
Publications/Texts in Print -

Crater, Susan Bartlett and Libby Cameron. Sister Parish Design: On Decorating. St. Martin's Press: 2009.
Williamson, Gayle A. "Crater, Susan Bartlett & Libby Cameron. Sister Parish Design on Decorating.(Brief Article)(Book Review)." Library Journal 134, no. 15 (2009): 58.
Leland, John. "Behind the Chintz Curtain, the Legacy of Sister Parish.(legendary Interior Decorator)(Living Arts Pages)." The New York Times, 2000.
Additional Information-
Green, Penelope. "Books: The Gospel According to Sister Parish.(House & Home/Style Desk)(CURRENTS)(Sister Parish Design: On Decorating)(Brief Article)(Book Review)." The New York Times 159, no. 54850 (2009): D3

Building Address
Parish Hadley, 57th Street, New York, New York

Supporting Designers/Staff
Parish Hadley Design, Partner Albert Hadley

Significant Dates: Opened first firm in 1933 as Mrs. Henry Parish II, Interiors, in 1960 hired to decorate rooms in the White House for J Kennedy,
In 1964, Albert Hadley became full partner in the firm.

Associated Projects: Kennedy White House

Tags: Albert Hadley, Sister Parish, Parish Hadley

Sister Parish (1910–1994), born born Dorothy May Kinnicutt, set out to create interiors that were “personal, comfortable, friendly and gay.” This 1982 design for a residence in the Pacific Northwest features Georgian-style paneling, a Georgian bureau-secretary, and a single chintz print.
(To be confirmed: Interior in Image 2 : Crater, Susan Bartlett and Libby Cameron. Sister Parish Design: On Decorating. St. Martin's Press: 2009.)

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