Sofa

Upholstered in tapestries woven at the Gobelins tapestry manufactory, Paris, 1699 - present. In the workshop of Jacques Neilson, French (born England), 1714 - 1788. Seat tapestries after designs by Jean-Baptiste Oudry, French, 1686 - 1755. Backs after designs by François Boucher, French, 1703 - 1770. Borders after designs by Maurice Jacques, French, 1712 - 1784, or Louis Tessier, French, 1719 - 1781. Frames made by the firm of firm of Maison Carlhian, Paris, 1867 - 1975.

Geography:
Made in Paris, France, Europe

Date:
Tapestries 1760-80; frame 1923

Medium:
Wool and silk; gilded wood frame

Dimensions:
45 1/2 x 76 1/2 x 35 1/2 inches (115.6 x 194.3 x 90.2 cm) Height (Seat): 18 inches (45.7 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Decorative Arts and Sculpture

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1939-41-18a

Credit Line:
Bequest of Eleanore Elkins Rice, 1939

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