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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"Brigg's Sofa Table / Patented December 1847 / Manufactured and Warranted By / C.C. & J. Briggs, / 507 Washington Street......Boston." (Printed label)

Maker

C. C. & J. Briggs (Manufacturer)

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)