1966.0777 couch and 1969.5523 cushion view 1
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Couch (Daybed)

  • Category:

    Furniture

  • Place of Origin:

    Connecticut, Connecticut River Valley, United States, North America

  • Secondary Place of Origin:

    Europe

  • Date:

    1740-1790

  • Materials:

    Cherry; Maple, soft; Wool; Linen

  • Techniques:

    Glazed, Woven (plain)

  • Museum Object Number:

    1966.0777


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Object Number

1966.0777

Object Name

Couch (Daybed)

Category

Furniture

Credit Line/Donor

Bequest of Henry Francis du Pont

Place of Origin

Connecticut, Connecticut River Valley, United States, North America

Origin Notes

Previously attributed to Rhode Island, 1730-45. Origin is possibly Connecticut or Connecticut River valley.

Secondary Place of Origin

Europe

Secondary Origin Notes

This fabric was woven in Europe between 1700 and 1800.

Date

1740-1790

Materials

Cherry; Maple, soft; Wool; Linen

Techniques

Glazed, Woven (plain)

Dimensions (inches)

38.875 (H) , 23.25 (W) , 64.25 (D)

Dimensions (centimeters)

98.743 (H) , 59.055 (W) , 163.195 (D)

Measurement Notes

OW and OD at feet. H (seat) 16.375 in. (41.6 cm); W (seat front) 21.5 in. (54.6 cm); D (seat) 62.5 in. (158.8 cm).

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Richards, Nancy E. & Evans, Nancy Goyne. 1997 New England Furniture at Winterthur: Queen Anne and Chippendale Periods.
Published as cat. no. 102, pp. 192-93.
[Book] Nutting, Wallace. 1928 Furniture Treasury.
Published as no. 1608.