Earliest grape planted in 17th century in what is now the state of California. Thought to have arrived in the America's by Spanish conquistadores importation. Known to be identical with the Pais grape widely grown in Chile and thought to originate from the Monica grape of Spain and Sardinia.
Representing the American arts-and-crafts movement in the early 1900s, this style features heavy, dark-finished oak furniture with straight and simple rectangular lines; associated with Gustav Stickley. The most popular piece of Mission furniture in its day was the Morris chair, the first reclining/easy chair.
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Furniture style with rectangular lines, simple design, and study construction; popular in the early 20th century; usually made from solid oak
Simple, rectilinear furniture, primarily of oak, in which the construction techniques are often exposed. It represents America's version of the English Arts and Crafts movement and is principally associated with Gustav Stickley and the Roycroft Community of upstate New York in the early 20th century, from which it spread to other regions.
A style of the late 19th and early 20th Centuries based on the rustic and bulky furniture styles found in the Catholic missions of the American Southwest. It is characterized by the use of dark- stained oak and leather upholstery with large nailhead trim. Gustav Stickley's furniture designs are called "mission," but his work is more refined to suit the scale of the bungalows he also designed. TO TOP
An early 20th century American offshoot of the Arts and Crafts Movement, furniture was called "mission" because it had a "utility of design" or Mission. Mission furniture had a simple, rectilinear style with exposed construction techniques, unpretentious materials (usually oak, with coverings of leather, canvas or plain cloth) and little or no decoration.
Heavy, dark, oak furniture with simple, rectangular lines originating in Spanish missions of California. Popular in the early 20th Century, it paralleled the Arts and Crafts Movement in England.
A heavy, dark-oak style with spare, rectangular lines popular in the early 20th century. The style grew out of the English Arts and Crafts movement and was a reaction to the excesses of Victorian furniture.
simple, movable rectilinear, mainly of the oak, in which the techniques of the construction are often exposed. It represents the version of America of the English arts and makes the movement by hand and the community of Roycroft of upstate New York in the twentieth early century is associated mainly to Gustav Stickley and, of which it separated other regions.
A design style reflective of objects from the early 20th Century. Items were typically plain, solidly built and of dark finish.
During the 1900s, the Arts and Crafts Movement represented the crude, thick style of furniture built by missionaires and Indians in the Spanish missions of Southwest America. Most Mission furniture is heavy and square, made of Oak, and mostly unfinished.
This style grew out of the English Arts and Crafts movement and was a direct reaction against the ornate Victorian furniture styles of the time. Original Mission furniture was produced between about 1895 to 1910. Its styling is rooted in Southern California. Mission has absolutely no decoration and has a very sturdy simple construction. Desks, tables, and chairs are straight and legs are attached with stretchers. Chair backs have a slat design. Seats are usually made of cane or solid wood. Mission has a very utilitarian design and is almost always made of oak. Currently there is a resurgence of popularity in this design. Its simple basic look blends well with Shaker and Danish pieces.
An early 20th century American offshoot of the Arts and Crafts Movement, mission can be identified by its clean straight lines, evoking the same organic beauty as Frank Lloyd Wright's architectural designs. Its style is simple, utilitarian and uniquely American. Mission style fixtures are the distinctive product of the simple woodworking and exposed joinery used by Spanish missionaries in Southwestern North America. Fumed oak is the material most characteristic of this style, and accents of warm colored fabrics and leathers complete the look.
Mission grapes were the first grapes grown in California.
Heavy, dark, oak furniture originating in Spanish missions of California. Crude and blocky with square lines. It is upholstered in leather with hand-hammered copper nailheads. Popular in the first decade of the 20th Century, it paralleled the Arts and Crafts Movement in England.
This American style evolved in the early 20th century out of the English Arts and Crafts movement in reaction to Victorian furniture excesses. A heavy, simple, rectilinear furniture style with spare use of lines and exposed construction techniques; primarily of dark-oak. The Mission style's origins are represented by Gustav Stickley and the Roycroft Community of upstate New York.
Mission grapes are a variety of Vitis vinifera introduced from Spain to the western coasts of North and South America in the 1500s by Roman Catholic missionaries for use in making sacramental wine and table wine. The original European strain has been lost, thus the grapes' being named "Mission grapes" since the Catholic missions are where they were generally grown. The grape was introduced to California in the eighteeenth century by Franciscan missionaries.