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Mirror, ca. 1790

This is a Mirror. It is dated ca. 1790 and we acquired it in 1926. Its medium is japanned wood, mirrored plate glass. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was bequest of Mrs. John Innes Kane. It is credited Bequest of Mrs. John Innes Kane.

  • Chair (England), ca. 1844
  • molded papier-mâché, inlaid with mother-of-pearl, painted and gilt wood.
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Wiesenberger.
  • 1967-66-1

Our curators have highlighted 3 objects that are related to this one.

  • Kimono (Japan), 1926–45
  • silk, lined in rayon and cotton.
  • Museum purchase from Friends of Textiles and General Acquisitions Endowment....
  • 2013-15-2

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 77 x 57.5 x 6 cm (30 5/16 x 22 5/8 x 2 3/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Mirror, ca. 1790; japanned wood, mirrored plate glass; H x W x D: 77 x 57.5 x 6 cm (30 5/16 x 22 5/8 x 2 3/8 in.); Bequest of Mrs. John Innes Kane; 1926-22-230

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Thom Browne Selects.

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