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Tapestry Room, Croome Court (1764) *

Artist/Designer: Robert Adam

Project Location: Worcester, United States

Figure 1: Croome Court, Tapestry Room, 1758–1767. Source: Tony Hisgett, Tapestry Room from Croome Court 2. 2010, Digital Image ( Source | Accessed : May 16, 2013 | Photographer: Tony Hisgett )


Primary Material(s):
Fabric, Textile, Wood, Paint, Wall Paper

Residential Structure

Related Website(s):

Significant Date(s):
18th Century, 1764

Additional Information:
Publications/Texts in Print:

Rita Reif. "British Furnishings at the Met." New York Times (1923-Current File) (New York, N.Y.), 1987.
Sanka Knox. "RARE ART ITEMS GIVEN TO MUSEUM." New York Times (1923-Current File) (New York, N.Y.), 1958.
Smith, Roberta. "How the Greek Vase Shaped Many Styles And Western Design." New York Times (1923-Current File) (New York, N.Y.), 2004.
"The Refined Designs of Robert Adam." The Washington Post (1974-Current File) (Washington, D.C.), 1982.

Building Address: Croome D'Abitot, Worcestershire Country England
(currently installed as period room - Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC, NY)

Significant Dates: Construction Date 1760-1964

Supporting Staff/ Designers:
Jacques Neilson (Textile Artist)
Jacques Germain Soufflot (Partnered Architect)
François Boucher (Interior Painter)
Peter Langlois (Furniture Designer)

Tags: Wood, Wood-Carving, Ornamentations, Greek, Greco-Design, Classical, Neo-Classical

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