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The Textile Museum (Martha S. Tucker House)

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Martha S. Tucker House
1908, Waddy B. Wood, with Edward W. Donn and William L. Deming. 2320 S St. NW

Wood's three houses on S Street span two extremes of Georgian Revival—from the archaeological interpretation to a sophisticated reordering of its elements. This house, done in partnership with Donn and Deming, now provides exhibition rooms for the Textile Museum. Wood applied the basic Colonial Revival bay system to an elongated composition but adopted elements frequently used in contemporaneous Beaux-Arts architecture, a raised and rusticated limestone basement containing the entrance with a swan's neck enframement for a two-story window above it.

Writing Credits

Pamela Scott and Antoinette J. Lee


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Pamela Scott and Antoinette J. Lee, "The Textile Museum (Martha S. Tucker House)", [Washington, District of Columbia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Buildings of the District of Columbia, Pamela Scott and Antoinette J. Lee. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993, 357-358.

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