Armchair

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 1760-1780; frames 1923

Medium:
Wool and silk; gilded wood frame

Dimensions:
42 5/16 x 27 3/8 x 23 13/16 inches (107.5 x 69.5 x 60.5 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Decorative Arts and Sculpture

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1939-41-18e

Credit Line:
Bequest of Eleanore Elkins Rice, 1939

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