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George Washington Maher and his fellow Prairie School architects designed low, horizontal houses with long banks of windows, overhanging roofs, and coordinated furnishings. Maher took the concept of unified design even further than his contemporaries with his "motif rhythm theory," which...

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Credit Line

William E. Nickerson Fund

about 1912

Object Place

Kenilworth, Illinois, United States


Overall: 94 x 69.9 x 85.1 cm (37 x 27 1/2 x 33 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Oak, modern leather upholstery




Furniture, Seating and Beds