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E-21: French Boudoir of the Louis XV Period, 1740-60

Ornate interior with cream walls and dark wood floors. At left is a large window with blue curtains; at right is a fireplace with tall mirror. Gilded upholstered furniture and decorative elements, including numerous framed portraits, fill the room. A crystal chandelier hangs from the ceiling.
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  • Ornate interior with cream walls and dark wood floors. At left is a large window with blue curtains; at right is a fireplace with tall mirror. Gilded upholstered furniture and decorative elements, including numerous framed portraits, fill the room. A crystal chandelier hangs from the ceiling.

Date:

c. 1937

Artist:

Designed by Narcissa Niblack Thorne
American, 1882-1966

About this artwork

On View

Applied Arts of Europe, Gallery 11

Artist

Narcissa Niblack Thorne (Designer)

Title

E-21: French Boudoir of the Louis XV Period, 1740-60

Origin

United States

Date

Made 1932–1937

Medium

Miniature room, mixed media

Dimensions

Interior: 18 1/4 × 24 3/4 × 23 1/8 in. (45.625 × 61.875 × 57.8125 cm) Scale: 1 inch = 1 foot

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. James Ward Thorne

Reference Number

1941.1206

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