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Armchair

Factory:
Tapestry woven at Beauvais
Designer:
After a design by Jean Berain (French, Saint-Mihiel 1640–1711 Paris)
Date:
1715–20
Culture:
French
Medium:
Carved and gilded beechwood, with Beauvais tapestry covers of silk and wool
Dimensions:
49 1/2 × 27 1/2 × 23 1/2 in. (125.7 × 69.9 × 59.7 cm)
Classification:
Woodwork-Furniture
Credit Line:
Bequest of Benjamin Altman, 1913
Accession Number:
14.40.780
Not on view
Inscription: On tapestry cover a cartouche with monogram CP reversed for Carl Piper.
tapestry covers: Count Carl Piper (from 1696) ; Benjamin Altman (until d. 1913; bequeathed to MMA)
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