Mirrors

Mirrors

Reflections of Style

Book - 2012
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An ideal resource for anyone designing or re-creating period rooms or studying historical aesthetics, Mirrors looks at the ever-changing forms and uses of mirrors as major elements and points of emphasis in domestic interiors in the West. With a glimpse of their antecedents in classical antiquity and western Asia, the book traces a path from Louis XIV's Hall of Mirrors at Versailles and the royal and noble interiors that emulated it to mirrors in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century European and New World interiors and high-chic applications in twentieth- and twenty-first-century rooms. Mirror frames and furniture incorporating mirrors are also considered.
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., c2012.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780393705744
0393705749
Characteristics: 144 p. :,ill. (chiefly col.) ;,21 cm.
Alternative Title: Reflections of style

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