CouchMade in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Artist/maker unknown, American
Mahogany, mahogany veneer, cherry, yellow poplar, white pine; modern upholstery
Currently not on view
1974-187-1Gift of Shelby W. Thayer, her son Russell Thayer, and her daughter Shelby Thayer Bullitt, 1974
LabelThis couch is one of a pair made for the Nashville, Tennessee, home of Philadelphia natives John and Mariah Shelby. Unlike a sofa, which has arms of the same height, a couch has one arm that rises higher than the other, as seen here.