Settee

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1845-1860

GUSN

GUSN-290524

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

Descriptive Terms

settees
suites (furniture)
rosewood (wood)
upholstering
velvet (fabric weave)
Rococo Revival
Rococo Revival
Rosewood
Settee

Associated Building

Used At Alexander House (Springfield, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

42 x 81 x 23 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Alexander Phillips

Accession Number

1950.567.6