Faced in English pine that has been waxed to give it patina, the library’s highlight is a group of English portraits. On top of a jute rug, English furniture upholstered in such hardy fabrics as cotton velvets and leathers underscores the room’s cozy appeal.
Finish on paneling: walnut stain on pine.
Sofa: Jack Fhillips Collection, 561/659-4459, jfhillipsdesign.com
Sofa fabric (“Erin”/Alabaster): Arabel Fabrics, 800/759-9808, arabelfabrics.com
Needlepoint pillow (“Roses and Cornflowers” #N031): Chelsea Textiles, 212/319-5804, chelseatextiles.com
Coffee table: owner’s collection.
Bench (Queen Anne): Marika’s Antiques, 631/749-1168, marikasantiques.com
Bench fabric (“Mill Valley Coordinate”/Loden #50061): Schumacher, 800/523-1200, fschumacher.com
Armless chair (Jacobean barley-twist chair): Tower Bridge Antiques, 954/454-8001.
Chair fabric (“Cotton Velvet”/Moss #1601/14, by Great Plains): Holly Hunt, 312-661-1900, hollyhunt.com
Chair-back fabric (“Summer”/Fern #8459B-S0766): Stroheim, 800/763-0524, stroheim.com
Green chair by fireplace: antique.
Chair fabric (“Slubby Linen”/Loden): Arabel Fabrics, 800/759-9808, arabelfabrics.com
Area rug: ABC Carpet & Home, 212/473-3000, abchome.com
Drapery (“Mill Valley Coordinate”/Loden #50061): Schumacher, 800/523-1200, fschumacher.com
Magazine rack: Greenwich Living, 203/274-5130.
Stairs in front of window: Hawkins Antiques, 561/804-6700.
Fireplace surround: limestone.
Wing chair in front of window; leather chair; pedestal table: owner’s collection.
Wing-chair fabric (“Summer”/Fern #8459B-S0766): Stroheim, 800/763-0524, stroheim.com
Fluted floor lamp: Tower Bridge Antiques, 954/454-8001.