Sofa

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1847-1855

GUSN

GUSN-47473

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

Descriptive Terms

sofas
multiple-seating furniture
mahogany (wood)
pine (wood)
upholstering
Empire (style)
pine (wood)
Mahogany
Pine
Upholstered
Empire
Sofa

Inscription

Label on rear seat rail: ""Brigg's Sofa Table/Patented December 1847/Manufactured and Warranted By/C.C. & J. Briggs,/507 Washington Street......Boston.""

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

26 1/2 x 82 x 27 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ernest Whitcomb

Accession Number

1967.110

Places

Massachusetts (United States)