Sofa

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1840

GUSN

GUSN-5417

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

sofas
multiple-seating furniture
carving (processes)
cotton (textile)
mahogany (wood)
upholstering
veneering
acanthus (motif)
Empire (style)
Mahogany
Cotton
Upholstered
Veneered
Carved
Acanthus
Empire
Sofa

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

26.5 x 80 x 21 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.738