Mission Style Furniture - (Furniture)

Mission Style Furniture - (Furniture) Design style that grew out of the Arts & Craft Movement. Called Mission because of its exposed construction, simple lines, rectilinear style, plain materials like oak and leather or canvas. The finest Mission Furniture was produced by the Stickley Brothers factory, the Elbert Hubbard and his quasi-socialist community of the Roycrofters, R Frank Lloyd Wright and the Prairie School, and on the West Coast, Greene & Greene and Arthur and Lucia Mathews.


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