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Tapestry Room from Croome Court

Room after a design by Robert Adam (British, Kirkclady, Scotland 1728–1792 London)

Manufacturer:
Tapestries and furniture covers manufactured by Manufacture Nationale des Gobelins (French, established 1662)
Factory director:
Factory administrator: Jacques Neilson (French, 1714–1788)
Designer:
Tapestry and seat furniture designs possibly by Jacques Germain Soufflot (French, Irancy 1713–1780 Paris) of the Royal Gobelins Manufactory
Designer:
Tapestry medallions after designs by François Boucher (French, Paris 1703–1770 Paris)
Maker:
Furniture and curtain cornices made by William Ince (British, active ca. 1758/59–1794, died 1804)
Maker:
and John Mayhew (British, 1736–1811)
Maker:
for the firm Ince and Mayhew (British, London 1758/9–1811)
Designer:
Tapestry borders and seat covers designed by Maurice Jacques (French, 1712–1784)
Designer:
and Louis Tessier (French, 1719/20–1781)
Maker:
Chair rails and paneling carved by Sefferin Alken (active 1744, died ca. 1783)
Maker:
Plaster ceiling and cornice moldings by Joseph Rose (1746–1799)
Maker:
Chimneypiece by John Wildsmith (active 1757–69)
Maker:
with frieze carved by Joseph Wilton (British, London 1722–1803 London)
Maker:
Grate basket and fender by Thomas Blockley
Maker:
Doors by John Hobcraft
Maker:
Marquery commode made by Peter Langlois (French, active 1759–81, worked in England 1760–70)
Date:
1763–71
Culture:
British, Worcestershire with French (Gobelins) tapestry covers
Medium:
Plaster, pine, mahogany, bronze-gilt, marble, lapis lazuli, steel; wool and silk (22-24 warps per inch, 9-10 per centimeter)
Dimensions:
H. 27 ft. 1 in. (825.5 cm), W. 22 ft. 8 in. (690.9 cm), D. 13 ft. 10 3/4 in. (423.5 cm)
Classification:
(not assigned)
Credit Line:
Gift of Samuel H. Kress Foundation, 1958
Accession Number:
58.75.1–.22
209329:6

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