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1909

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1956

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Frame (France), 1909

This is a Frame. It was designed by Hector Guimard. It is dated 1909 and we acquired it in 1956. Its medium is silvered cast brass, woven silk velvet on board, plate glass. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Gift of Mme. Hector Guimard.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 34.3 × 14.7 × 2 cm (13 1/2 × 5 13/16 × 13/16 in.) H x W x D: 28.2 × 12.9 × 1.5 cm (11 1/8 × 5 1/16 × 9/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Incised into metal, lower right: "Hector Guimard / 1909"

It is signed

Hector Guimard / 1909

Cite this object as

Frame (France), 1909; Designed by Hector Guimard (French, 1867–1942); silvered cast brass, woven silk velvet on board, plate glass; H x W x D: 34.3 × 14.7 × 2 cm (13 1/2 × 5 13/16 × 13/16 in.) H x W x D: 28.2 × 12.9 × 1.5 cm (11 1/8 × 5 1/16 × 9/16 in.); Gift of Mme. Hector Guimard; 1956-76-7-a/c

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

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