Kitsch: Pleasing Victorian Excess

Kitsch: Pleasing Victorian Excess

One of the hallmarks of any Victorian home was the “overstuffed” character of its interior. Bric a Brac, whatnots and extensive furniture and accessory detailing were all thrown together to create eclectic dwelling spaces – to the chagrin of the maids set to dust them! This exhibit features several of the more elaborate and excessive pieces in the Eldon House collection, illustrating the Victorian taste for extreme detail.