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Sofa

1971.738 (RS117738)

Description

Sofa with acanthus carved scrolled frontal feet and legs enclosing a serpentine apron; curvilinear body has pink and black overshot upholstery.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
carving (processes)
cotton (textile)
mahogany (wood)
upholstering
veneering
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Acanthus
acanthus (motif)
Carved
carving (processes)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Empire
Empire (style)
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
multiple-seating furniture
Sofa
sofas
Upholstered
upholstering
Veneered
veneering
Dimensions
26.5 x 80 x 21 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.738
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5417

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