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E-28: German Sitting Room of the Biedermeier Period, 1815-50

Replica of a sitting room with pale-blue walls and a wave-patterned wallpaper border. Heavy red velvet curtains on the center wall frame two tall windows, between which hangs a painting of a woman in a gold frame. A beige stone fireplace is at left, an open arched doorway at right.
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  • Replica of a sitting room with pale-blue walls and a wave-patterned wallpaper border. Heavy red velvet curtains on the center wall frame two tall windows, between which hangs a painting of a woman in a gold frame. A beige stone fireplace is at left, an open arched doorway at right.

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-28: German Sitting Room of the Biedermeier Period, 1815-50

Place

United States (Object made in)

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Made 1932–1937

Medium

Miniature room, mixed media

Dimensions

Scale 1 inch = 1 foot: 36.6 × 52.5 × 54.4 cm (14 7/16 × 20 11/16 × 21 7/16 in.); Interior, Scale 1 inch = 1 foot: 37.2 × 53.4 × 55.3 cm (14 5/8 × 21 × 21 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. James Ward Thorne

Reference Number

1941.1213

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