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Renaissance revival sofa

Object Number: 
1933.201
Date: 
1850-1870
Medium: 
Pine, poplar, textile
Dimensions: 
Overall: 25 x 40 1/2 x 21 in. ( 63.5 x 102.9 x 53.3 cm )
Description: 
Renaissance Revival sofa with floral brocade upholstery over pine and poplar frame; square shape with low back, padded arms, fringe and tassel skirt, and slightly tapered block legs with casters.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this sofa was cut down for a window in the Asher B. Durand house in South Orange, N.J. Before that, it was used as a sitter's bench in the artist's studio at 91 Amity Street in New York City.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Nora Durand Woodman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group