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Picture Frame, from the Hôtel Guimard

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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Our curators have highlighted 2 objects that are related to this one.

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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; 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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