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Corporate Author Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)

Title 19th-century America: furniture and other decorative arts : an exhibition in celebration of the hundredth anniversary of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, April 16 through September 7, 1970 / introduction by Berry B. Tracy ; furniture texts by Marilynn Johnson ; other decorative arts texts by Marvin D. Schwartz and Suzanne Boorsch.

Imprint [New York] : Distributed by New York Graphic Society, [1970]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    745.0973 NIN    Available
 GDL Brand Library Storage Reference    745.0973 NIN    Available
Description 1 v. (unpaged) : ill. (part col.) ; 27 cm.
Bibliography Bibliography: p. [253]-[256].
Summary This book illustrates and discusses 300 prime objects displayed in the 1970 exhibition of American decorative arts displayed during the Centennial exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in 1970. Presented as a series of lavish room settings and galleries, the exhibit included pieces in the 19th century's principal styles of furniture and decorative arts--Federal, Empire, Gothic, rococo, Renaissance, art nouveau, and reform. Objects featured in this book include various pieces of furniture, silver, glass, ceramics, and metalwork from the Museum's American wing.
Subject Decorative arts -- United States -- Exhibitions.
Added Author Johnson, Marilynn.
Schwartz, Marvin D.
Boorsch, Suzanne.
ISBN 0870990047

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