For the 13th installment of Cooper Hewitt Museum’s Selects series, fashion house Thom Browne explores the concept of reflection & individuality. The exhibit features over 50 of the museum’s historic & contemporary mirrors & frames including everything from nickel-plated shoes to holographic foil wallpaper. Scout Life. Until 10/23
Installation view of “Thom Browne Selects.” Photo by Matt Flynn © 2016 Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Mirror. England, ca. 1760. Carved and gilt pine, mirrored glass. H x W x D: 182.9 x 109.2 x 17.8 cm (6 ft. x 43 in. x 7 in.). Bequest of Mary Hayward Weir, 1968-158-4.
Mirror. Northern Italy, ca. 1755. Carved mahogany and veneered mahogany, carved, gessoed and gilt pine; mirrored silvered glass. H x W x D: 103 x 53.5 x 9.5 cm (40 9/16 x 21 1/16 x 3 3/4 in.). Gift of Neil Sellin, 1967-87-6-a,b.