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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

Origin

United States

Date

Made 1932–1937

Medium

Miniature room, mixed media

Dimensions

Interior: 14 5/8 × 21 × 21 3/4 in. (36.5625 × 52.5 × 54.375 cm) Scale: 1 inch = 1 foot

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. James Ward Thorne

Reference Number

1941.1213

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