Parlor suite (5 pieces)

Object Number: 
1951.281a-e
Date: 
1850-1855
Medium: 
Rosewood, oak, textile
Description: 
Rosewood Rococo Revival parlor suite with original yellow silk damask upholstery; includes sofa, two armchairs, and two side chairs, each with laminated back with pierced and elaborately carved crest rail with flower and scroll decoration; carved, serpentine seat rail; molded front legs with casters, and rounded rear legs with casters (except on side chairs).
Gallery Label: 
The Morrons are descendents of Joseph W. Meeks.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Jean Morron and Mr. and Mrs. L. R. Burch, in memory of Mr. and Mrs. John E. Morron
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group