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A11: Rhode Island Parlor, c. 1820

Miniature scale model of a large, furnished white-walled room with ornamental moulding, wooden flooring, upholstered wooden chairs, and a large decorative carpet in the floor's center.
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  • Miniature scale model of a large, furnished white-walled room with ornamental moulding, wooden flooring, upholstered wooden chairs, and a large decorative carpet in the floor's center.

Date:

c. 1940

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

A11: Rhode Island Parlor, c. 1820

Place

United States (Object made in)

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Made 1937–1940

Medium

Miniature room, mixed media

Dimensions

Scale 1 inch = 1 foot: 25.4 × 45.7 × 43.8 cm (10 × 18 × 17 1/4 in.); Interior, Scale 1 inch = 1 foot: 25.8 × 46.4 × 44.5 cm (10 1/8 × 18 1/4 × 17 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. James Ward Thorne

Reference Number

1942.491

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