Moroccan artisans created the library’s traditional carved and painted ceiling as well as the tiled fireplace, over which hangs a Moroccan calligraphy work. Above the sofa, with an Osborne & Little stripe, is a print by Robert Kelly. The chair and table are Syrian.
Photographed in Paris by Mark Shaw for the March 2, 1959 issue of LIFE Magazine is London post debutante Henrietta Tiarks, the Duchess of Bedford. She is seen modeling a silk cocktail dress designed by Jules Francois Crahay of Nina Ricci.