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Settee

1950.567.6 (RS199066)

Description

Settee with tri-partite back and open arms. Carved rosewood crests with floral and foliate motif. Carved seat rail. Seat and back upholstered in a dark red velvet with purple gimp trim [faded to a pale pink].

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1845-1860
Associated Building
Used At Alexander House (Springfield, Mass.).
Material
rosewood (wood)
upholstering
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Rococo Revival
Rosewood
rosewood (wood)
Settee
settees
suites (furniture)
upholstering
velvet (fabric weave)
Dimensions
42 x 81 x 23 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1950.567.6
Credit Line
Bequest of Alexander Phillips
GUSN
290524

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