Sofa, 1 of a pair

Object Number: 
INV.14803
Date: 
1801-1805
Medium: 
Mahogany, beech, ash; textile
Dimensions: 
Overall: 40 x 73 1/2 x 25 1/2 in. ( 101.6 x 186.7 x 64.8 cm )
Gallery Label: 

This sofa is one of a pair probably made for Margaret and Robert L. Livingston. The second from the set of two, it is upholstered with tapestry purchased while the couple was in France with her father, Robert R. Livingston, during his time as United States minister there. The pair of sofas, which do not match exactly, still retain their original upholstery.

Credit Line: 
Gift of Goodhue Livingston
Place Made: 
North America, U.S.A., New York
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group