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Culture and Comfort: People, Parlors, and Upholstery 1850-1930
Culture and Comfort People Parlors and Upholstery 1850-1930
Author: Katherine C. Grier
In Culture and Comfort Katherine C. Grier shows how the design and furnishings of the mid-nineteenth century parlor reflected the self-image of the Victorian middle class. Parlors provided public facades for formal occasions and represented an attempt to resolve the often opposing ideals of gentility and sincerity to which American cultur...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780870236648
ISBN-10: 0870236644
Pages: 448
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Publisher: Univ of Massachusetts Pr
Book Type: Paperback
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