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By N. Y.) Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, Morrison H. Heckscher, Mary-Alice Rogers

The following eventually is the book that records The Metropolitan Museum of Arts superlative number of overdue colonial furnishings. This accomplished catalogue—prodigiously researched and gloriously illustrated—presents 213 of the best items within the Museums American Wing. those masterpieces of eighteenth-century furnishings are totally defined and regarded in gentle of comparative items from collections around the kingdom. for each item the writer provides specific information regarding provenance, development, , inscriptions if any, dimensions, and fabrics. the amount will stand because the integral sourcebook for creditors and a travel de strength of scholarship within the box.

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