Settee (one of a pair)

Various artists/makers

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 514

This settee and its mate (58.75.22) were made for the Tapestry Room at Croome Court in 1769 by Mayhew and Ince. The covers en suite with the tapestries were designed at the Gobelins by Maurice Jacques and Louis Tessier.

Settee (one of a pair), John Mayhew (British, 1736–1811), Gilded fruitwood; wool and silk (22-24 warps per inch, 9-10 per centimeter), British and French

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