Settee

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1900-1920

GUSN

GUSN-60871

Description

Three-back settee in the style of the Federal era. Straight, rectangular crest rail. Four turned front legs. Four rectangular tapered legs. Box stretchers. Cotton print upholstery on long, rectangular cushions and small pillows. Composed of old and new parts.

Details

Descriptive Terms

settees
multiple-seating furniture
turning (shaping process)
Federal
Federal
Turned
Settee

Associated Building

Original to Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House (Gloucester, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

35 1/2 x 78 1/4 x 19 1/3 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann

Accession Number

1942.2703

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