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MEETINGS AND CONVENTIONS
Retail Dry Goods Association. And for the first time a
Selected Merchandise Exhibit was held in connection
with the NRDGA at the Hotel Pennsylvania. About a
hundred manufacturers exhibited at the Pennsylvania,
and about 65 at the New Yorker. At the former, items
of special interest to our readers wereWhitcombe
McGeachin Co.'s loose woven drapery fabrics backed
with cotton flannel for greater durabilityand the
Pagoda glazed chintz shown by Cyrus Clark Co. Inc.,
which hasbesides its value as a Chinese Chippendale
patternthe advantage of being easily cleaned with
soap, water and soft brush. The Pagoda chintz comes
in these background colorsbeige, green, lacquer, red,
Delphinium blue, black and melon.
At the Curtain and Drapery Show there were a few
items at ultra-high prices. A Sidney Blumenthal Cello
phane pile fabric, trade-named Sparkelle, to retail at $7
or $8 a yard, may be used for window drapes or long
draperies. Rough meshes seem to be style leaders.
Roller shades with printed designs are somewhat remi
niscent of wallpapers.
In New York the John Wanamaker Store opened the
last week in January a 9-room Maple House and a new
section for maple furniture in connection with the Wed
nesday night "until 9 o'clock" opening. The "white-
clapboarded, green-shuttered New England house, its nine
rooms (living room, 2 dining rooms, 3 bedrooms, break
fast room, juvenile room and hall) entirely furnished
with maple. unfailingly agreeable to live with. New
wallpapers, hangings, lamps, rugs, etc., planned to help
you furnish a complete house or separate rooms." In
such ways the big store not only helps its own sale of
background decorative items, but contributes to an arous
ing of public interest in wallpaper, draperies and floor-
coverings that aids the sale of these items everywhere.
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The Chicago Drapery Manufacturers Association held
their Spring Curtain and Drapery Exhibit on the Seventh
Floor of the Palmer House from January 28th to Feb
The new showings of shower curtainsat the House-
furnishings Show in Chicagohave a special interest
to our readers who care more for draperies and wall
papers. For the first time Photographic Prints are
shown in shower curtains, made by Kleinertsand, for
example, a seashell and wave pattern on rayon taffeta.
Andright in line with what the Institute of Carpet
Manufacturers is doing for ensemblingKleinert's has
developed ensembles of shower curtain, bath rug and
wallpaper in collaboration with Carter rugs and Thibaut
wallpapers. Carter bath mats are also ensembled with
Kaplan shower curtains.
Low and medium price for
quick sale. Ideal for home, for
painters, paper hangers, auto
painters and general use. Sells
right off your counter.
DEALERS: Write for com
plete details, prices and dis
counts on all models.
All interior decoration is inter-dependent and closely
related. So it is a good sign when one industry at
tempts better co-ordination with affiliated industries. The
Institute of Carpet Manufacturers at its annual meeting
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