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Decoration For Small Rooms

decoration for small rooms

  • an award for winning a championship or commemorating some other event

  • Ornamentation

  • the act of decorating something (in the hope of making it more attractive)

  • The process or art of decorating or adorning something

  • A thing that serves as an ornament

  • something used to beautify

Door to the Circumcision Room

Door to the Circumcision Room

Circumcision Room

In 1640 Sultan Ibrahim I added the Circumcision Room (Sunnet Odas?), a summer kiosk (Yazlik Oda) dedicated to the circumcision of young princes, which is a primary rite of passage in Islam. Its interior and exterior are decorated with a mixed collection of rare recycled tiles such as the blue tiles with flower motifs at the exterior. The most important of these are the blue and white tile panels influenced by far-eastern ceramics on the chamber facade, dated 1529. These once embellished ceremonial buildings of Sultan Suleiman I, such as the building of the Council Hall and the Inner Treasury (both in the Second Courtyard) and the Throne Room (in the Third Courtyard). They were moved here out of nostalgia and reverence for the golden age of his reign. These tiles then served as prototypes for the decoration of the Yerevan and Baghdad kiosks. The room itself is symmetrically proportioned and relatively spacious for the palace, with windows, each with a small fountain. The windows above contain some stained-glass panels. On the right side of the entrance stands a fireplace with a gilded hood. Sultan Ibrahim also built the arcaded roof around the Chamber of the Holy Mantle and the upper terrace between this room and the Baghdad kiosk.
The royal architect Hasan Aga under Sultan Murat IV constructed during 1635-1636 the Yerevan Kiosk (Revan Kosku) and in 1638-1639 the Baghdad Kiosk (Bagdat Kosku) to celebrate the Ottoman victories at Yerevan and Baghdad. Both contain most of their original decoration, with projecting eaves, a central dome and interior with recessed cupboards and woodwork with inlaid nacre tesserae. Both are based on the classical four-iwan plan with sofas filling the rectangular bays.




This is the ceiling of the Heaven Room in the Little Castle at Bolsover. This room was one of two Closets adjoining the Bedroom of Sir William Cavendish. The decoration of the two Closets convey very different messages. This ceiling was painted in 1619 and restored in the 1970's. It depicts Christ Ascending into Heaven. This room may have been decorated to symbolise divine love. The other Closet called Elysium symbolising physical love.

The sheet music apparently relates to an English Folk Song about Robin Hood. The main seat of this branch of the Cavendish family (that became known as the Cavendish-Bentinck family) is Welbeck Abbey in the Dukeries of Nottinghamshire. Welbeck was also within the ancient bounds of the Royal Forest of Sherwood. One of the responsibilities of the owners of Welbeck Abbey was to oversee Sherwood Forest for the Monarch. Sir William Cavendish was often flattered by being referred to as the Goodly Oak of Sherwood.

In the 17th Century a 'closet' did not mean a cupboard or wardrobe or even a euphemism for a toilet. It was a small room where you could retire for private conversation, card and board games and dressing. I can envisage that those that might have been invited into either Closet would vary ~ in view of the decorative theme.

Bedchambers in Country Houses and Royal Palaces in this period were much more public spaces than they are now. A landowner of Sir William Cavendish's status might have received visitors in his bedchamber whilst his outer garments were put on.

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Decorative Garden Accessories

decorative garden accessories

  • (accessory) accessary: aiding and abetting in a crime; "he was charged with being accessory to the crime"

  • A thing that can be added to something else in order to make it more useful, versatile, or attractive

  • (accessory) clothing that is worn or carried, but not part of your main clothing

  • (accessory) a supplementary component that improves capability

  • A small article or item of clothing carried or worn to complement a garment or outfit

  • Someone who gives assistance to the perpetrator of a crime, without directly committing it, sometimes without being present

  • Serving to make something look more attractive; ornamental

  • cosmetic: serving an esthetic rather than a useful purpose; "cosmetic fenders on cars"; "the buildings were utilitarian rather than decorative"

  • Relating to decoration

  • (decorativeness) an appearance that serves to decorate and make something more attractive

  • (decoratively) in a decorative manner; "used decoratively at Christmas"

  • A piece of ground, often near a house, used for growing flowers, fruit, or vegetables

  • A large public hall

  • Ornamental grounds laid out for public enjoyment and recreation

  • the flowers or vegetables or fruits or herbs that are cultivated in a garden

  • work in the garden; "My hobby is gardening"

  • a plot of ground where plants are cultivated

Student Gardens

Student Gardens

students of all stripes are united by the use of beer cans as a major decorative accessory.

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