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Italian cabinet
This piece seems to appear or be noted in the text after Dorian's corruption and the portrait changes and his"corrupted" figure/lifestyle emerges. After murdering Basil, Dorian burns his body in the library and turns to the cabinet for comfort. This…

The piece is described as "luxuriously-cushioned," facing the screen that hides the portrait while it is still kept in the library (Wilde 92). Though not tied to any specific schools of design, the couch seems to represent an image of leisure for the…
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