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Settee

1946.1016.1 (RS187709)

Description

Settee with tri-partite ovoid back and carved rosewood floral and scroll crests. Open arms. Deep, molded and scrolled rails, legs, and back frames. Upholstery has a flowering urn and foliate leaf motif in green and pale yellow on a red ground. Green, red, and gold gimp trim. No casters. Part of a parlor suite with two armchairs.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1845-1865
Location of origin
NY
Material
rosewood (wood)
upholstering
Object type
Furniture
Places
Probably Massachusetts (United States)
Probably New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
multiple-seating furniture
Rococo Revival
rosewood (wood)
Settee
settees
suites (furniture)
upholstering
Dimensions
37 1/2 x 61 x 24 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1946.1016.1
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
43163

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