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American Armoires

Unlike many of the armoires produced in Europe, which were created by members of heavily-regulated furniture-making guilds, American designs were a product of the creative freedom of their craftsmen. Although early American armoires were heavily influenced by English and French designs, they eventually diverged from their European counterparts.

Up until the end of the 19th century, most American homes did not have closets. Clothes were kept almost exclusively in dressers, cabinets and armoires called wardrobes (households of lesser means had to rely on simple wall-mounted hooks). The turn of the 20th century saw the arrival of a uniquely American armoire in the Sears, Roebuck & Co. catalog called a “chifforobe.” The word is an amalgamation of the words chiffonier and wardrobe. The... Read more

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Baker Furniture Inlaid Mahogany Armoire

March 24, 2018, 11:00 AM EST
Litchfield, CT, USA

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Lower Mississippi River Valley Cherrywood Armoire

March 24, 2018, 10:00 AM CST
New Orleans, LA, USA

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American Rococo Carved Mahogany Mirrored Armoire

March 25, 2018, 11:00 AM CST
New Orleans, LA, USA

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