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1909

  • Work on this object began.

1913

  • Work on this object ended.

1956

  • We acquired this object.

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Picture Frame, from the Hôtel Guimard, 1909–1913

It was designed by Hector Guimard. It is dated 1909–1913 and we acquired it in 1956. Its medium is fruitwood (pearwood?), gold. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Madame Hector Guimard. It is credited Gift of Mme. Hector Guimard.

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Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 105 x 75.2 x 2.3 cm (41 5/16 x 29 5/8 x 7/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Picture Frame, from the Hôtel Guimard, 1909–1913; Designed by Hector Guimard (French, 1867–1942); fruitwood (pearwood?), gold; H x W x D: 105 x 75.2 x 2.3 cm (41 5/16 x 29 5/8 x 7/8 in.); Gift of Mme. Hector Guimard; 1956-76-10

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

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