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Description

Fragmented sofa. Note: measurements are approximate since sofa is in pieces. Mahogany, mahogany veneer, pine secondary wood, plush upholstery. Label on rear seat rail reads: "Brigg's Sofa Table/Patented December 1847/Manufactured and Warranted By/C.C. & J. Briggs,/507 Washington Street......Boston

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1847-1855
Inscriptions
Label on rear seat rail: ""Brigg's Sofa Table/Patented December 1847/Manufactured and Warranted By/C.C. & J. Briggs,/507 Washington Street......Boston.""
Material
mahogany (wood)
pine (wood)
upholstering
Object type
Furniture
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Empire
Empire (style)
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
multiple-seating furniture
Pine
pine (wood)
Sofa
sofas
Upholstered
upholstering
Dimensions
26 1/2 x 82 x 27 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1967.110
Credit Line
Gift of Ernest Whitcomb
GUSN
47473

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