This exhibition was on display from September 06, 2017 to April 15, 2018.

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Sloth

While idleness is often frowned upon, sloth or laziness can be a good trait when it represents innovation or a well-earned break. Sedan chairs and hansom cabs lessen the burden of one’s commute by harnessing the power of another, while the Roomba can free up time for more important activities, such as relaxing and being treated like a queen.

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  • Chaise Longue (France), ca. 1750
  • carved walnut, beechwood, caning, (upholstered cushions later).
  • Gift of Mrs. Howard J. Sachs and Mr. Peter G. Sachs in memory of Miss Edith....
  • 1978-168-68-a/c
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  • This object is no longer on display as part of this exhibition.
  • This object is no longer on display as part of this exhibition.
  • This object is no longer on display as part of this exhibition.
  • This object is no longer on display as part of this exhibition.