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A display in the Furniture in Maryland Life exhibition.
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Furniture in Maryland Life

A History of the Industry in Maryland

Furniture in Maryland Life explores the manufacture, design, and function of furniture made and used in Maryland from 1634 to 2000. Decorative arts treasures, such as silver and porcelain, along with stunning paintings of Maryland interiors, contribute to this fresh look at the furniture industry in Maryland.

Image: Work or sewing table labeled by Baltimore furniture maker John Needles (1786-1868), c.1820-1830. Maryland Center for History and Culture.

Image inset: The Furniture in Maryland Life gallery.

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Since 1844, we have collected, preserved, and interpreted Maryland's diverse history, art, and culture. Visit and see it at the Maryland Center for History and Culture.

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