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Sofa

Description

Empire sofa upholstered in yellow brocade silk with pattern of leaves. Sofa has scroll headrail, arms, and front legs and hairy paw feet. Back legs are turned.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1820
Location of origin
United States, New England
Associated Building
Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
silk (textile)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
silk (textile)
Sofa
sofas
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
32 1/2 x 72 x 25 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1958.304
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances Sortwell
GUSN
288589

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