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Settee

Description

Settee. Grain-painted unidentified wood, cane. Shaped serpentine crest rail pierced with hold over shaped cane splat and two squared back posts and styles. Meets with curved and shaped arms that join at the caned seat with a serpentine seat rail with conforming pierced pendants. Turned front stretcher with double rounded side stretchers. Rests on four turned front legs and four gentle saber back legs. Printed and grained to imitate rosewood and decorated with gilt pinstriping and flourishes and polychrome roses at crest rail.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1861-1880
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
cane (plant material)
graining
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Cane
cane (plant material)
Grained
graining
multiple-seating furniture
Painted
painting (coating)
Renaissance Revival
Settee
settees
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
37 1/2 x 60 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1673
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11326

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