Hard covered book titled THE ART OF TABLE SETTING AND FLOWER ARRANGEMENT by Sylvia Hirsch, 1962, 152 pages. Sylvia Hirsch, recognized authority on table decor and noted lecturer and floral artist, has created an original, beautiful and easy to understand book filled with timely and practical ideas. The author explains how to recognize fine china, earthenware, and pottery and tells how each may be used tastefully for different occasions. She discusses types of flatware and glassware and advises on what to mix and what not to mix for traditional, contemporary, and modern decor in both formal and informal dinging.
There are chapters on design, color and texture, etiquette and fashions, flower show exhibiting and judging, and the decorated unit. For the flower arranger, there is genuine inspiration and aid in creating distinctive table settings for exhibition and completion. This vintage book is in VG condition, pages clean and intact, and the binding is tight. The dust jacket is faded and torn at the edges. The cloth cover is in VG condition. Anyone interested in table settings and flower arrangement in the early 1960's should not miss having this book in their library!