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1920

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2011

2018

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Settee (USA), 1815–20

This is a settee. It is dated 1815–20 and we acquired it in 1920. Its medium is mahogany, mahogany veneer on cherry, gilding, paint, gilt metal (mounts); upholstery: cotton and horsehair (replaced). It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mrs. John Innes Kane. It is credited Gift of Mrs. John Innes Kane.

  • Object ID #907130143
  • carved indian rosewood, indian rosewood-veneered wood, brass, and linen velvet.
  • Private Midwest collection.
  • 32.2016.3

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (approx.): 87 x 234 x 68 cm (34 1/4 in. x 7 ft. 8 1/8 in. x 26 3/4 in.)

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Settee (USA), 1815–20; mahogany, mahogany veneer on cherry, gilding, paint, gilt metal (mounts); upholstery: cotton and horsehair (replaced); H x W x D (approx.): 87 x 234 x 68 cm (34 1/4 in. x 7 ft. 8 1/8 in. x 26 3/4 in.); Gift of Mrs. John Innes Kane; 1920-19-85-a/d

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