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Identifier: treatiseoncarria01felt
Title: A treatise on carriages : comprehending coaches, chariots, phaetons, curricles, whiskies, &c. : together with their proper harness, in which the fair prices of every article are accurately stated
Year: 1796 (1790s)
Authors: Felton, William Debrett, John, d. 1822
Subjects: Carriage and wagon making Carriages and carts
Publisher: London : Printed for and sold by the author, and by J. Debrett ... [and 5 others]
Contributing Library: Getty Research Institute
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efcription of hammercloths or liningsis to be obtained by firll knowing the quantityneceflary to be ufed, which is hereafter men-tioned. CHAP, 140 LININGS AND INSIDE CHAP. IX. PLATE XV, THE LININGS AND INSIDE FURNI-TURE OF BODIES, THE lining the infide of a body requires fomeattention to give it thofe advantages necef-fary for a gentlemans carriage. A richnefs inits ornaments is the moft material thing ; and thediiference of expence, which is principally inthe lace, is fo trifling when compared to its orna-mental advantages, that it would never have beenconfidered an objeft, had it been fully known.The colours of the cloth make no difference inthe value, except fcarlet or crimfon, which makean addition of exaftly one-third in the price ofthe cloth. Thofe generally ufed for clofe carriages arelight-coloured cloths; thofe for open carriagesare of dark, or mixtures. The cloths fiiould al-ways be of the very heft fecond, if not fuperfine ;but fecond is what is moftly ufed. The quilting of

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FURNITURE OF BODIES. 141 of the cloth with fmall ornaments, called tufts,alfo gives a richnefs to the lining ; thofe fliouldmatch the colours ufed in the trimmings; andthe trimmings fliould be of fuch colours as areufed in the liveries, but of any fancy pattern.The creft or arms lace has a noble appearance;but if the width of it exceed three inches and ahalf, it looks heavy. A fullnefs of cloth to thefeat-falls fhould always be allowed, and a lace oftwo inches and a half breadth for the holdersufed on the plained occafions; that for bindingthe falls, pockets, &:c. two inches; but as thevalue of different trimmings can only be knownby a feparate defcription of the ornaments ufed,a reference to them will be found very neceffary. SECT. 1. Letters ^, b^ c, d, e^f; g, b, (Plate xv.) reprefentthe various trimmings with which the linings andhammercloths are ornamented, and, on accountof the variety, are each defcribed by fmall letters. a. The hand-holders, are the loops for thehands to h


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bookid:treatiseoncarria01felt bookyear:1796 bookdecade:1790 bookcentury:1700 bookauthor:Felton__William bookauthor:Debrett__John__d__1822 booksubject:Carriage_and_wagon_making booksubject:Carriages_and_carts bookpublisher:London___Printed_for_and_sold_by_the_author__and_by_J__Debrett______and_5_others_ bookcontributor:Getty_Research_Institute booksponsor:Getty_Research_Institute bookleafnumber:206 bookcollection:getty bookcollection:americana

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