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Object ID 2000.010.002
Object Name Sofa
Collection Furniture
Credit line DHS Purchase
Year Range from 1795
Year Range to 1800
Description Federal sofa with a square, fully upholstered back and sides. Refinished and rebuilt in 2000 by New Life Furniture Systems of Newport, DE, who reupholstered it in Brunschwig & Fils moss green faux horsehair fabric with a small dot pattern. The front seat rail has multiple tack heads in a swag pattern and a loose "squab" seat cushion.
Dimensions H-35 W-30.5 L-78.5 D-26 inches
Provenance Purchased from the estate of Charles Dorman for use in the Read Bedroom, which had a sofa in it according to the 1836 Inventories.
Subjects Furniture
Sofas
Search Terms Furniture
Sofas
Room Hall (Second Floor)
Material Mahogany; modern upholstery
Place of Origin Probably Philadelphia