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E-9: English Drawing Room of the Georgian period, 1770-1800

Miniature room with cream-colored walls with inset columns on the side walls and two columns at the back framing a dark wooden bookshelf. A large crystal chandelier hangs from a curved ceiling patterned with geometric designs in relief. A beige floral rug fills the floor, upon which a yellow couch and other upholstered wood furniture are unevenly spaced. On the right wall is an ornate fireplace with a mantle framing a painting of a landscape.
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  • Miniature room with cream-colored walls with inset columns on the side walls and two columns at the back framing a dark wooden bookshelf. A large crystal chandelier hangs from a curved ceiling patterned with geometric designs in relief. A beige floral rug fills the floor, upon which a yellow couch and other upholstered wood furniture are unevenly spaced. On the right wall is an ornate fireplace with a mantle framing a painting of a landscape.

Date:

c. 1937

Artist:

Designed by Narcissa Niblack Thorne
American, 1882-1966

About this artwork

Status

On View, Gallery 11

Department

Applied Arts of Europe

Artist

Narcissa Niblack Thorne (Designer)

Title

E-9: English Drawing Room of the Georgian period, 1770-1800

Place

United States (Object made in)

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Made 1932–1937

Medium

Miniature room, mixed media

Dimensions

Interior, Scale 1 inch = 1 foot: 43.2 × 63.5 × 86.4 cm (17 × 25 × 34 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. James Ward Thorne

Reference Number

1941.1194

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