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Elizabeth Eaton Limited, designer
Ros Hartman of the interior design practice Elizabeth Eaton Limited worked with the then Curator Peter Thornton on this replica carpet.

Replica carpet based on a pattern of the 1790s


Museum number: XF447

Curatorial note

This carpet was made for the Breakfast Room in No. 12 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Soane's first house. It was commissioned by the Museum's then Curator Peter Thornton from Elizabeth Eaton Limited (Mrs Ros Hartman), who based the design on the carpet shown in J.M. Gandy's watercolour of the room (1798). The replica was generously sponsored by Mrs Susan Gutfreund of New York

If you have any further information about this object, please contact us: worksofart@soane.org.uk