European Decorative Arts and Sculpture
ArmchairMade in Paris, France, Europe
Tapestries 1760-80; frame 1923
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.
Wool and silk; gilded wood frame
1939-41-18eBequest of Eleanore Elkins Rice, 1939
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