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Couch or Daybed

Couch or Daybed
Couch or Daybed
Couch or Daybed
Title
Couch or Daybed
Date 
1722-1740
Medium 
Maple, textile
Dimensions 
Overall: 38 x 67 x 21 in. ( 96.5 x 170.2 x 53.3 cm )
Description 
Maple Queen Anne daybed with adjustable back and bargello flame stitch cushion and two matching bolsters; raked back stiles capped by urn-and-ball finials, serpentine arched upholstered back, and three pairs of ogee-turned legs joined by six double-ball-and-ring-turned side stretchers and four double-ball-turned medial stretchers.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Object Number 
1951.45
Gallery Label 
Daybeds, often referred to as "couches," were popular in America during the late 17th and early 18th centuries.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group