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Canapé a la Turcque (sofa)
Title:
Canapé a la Turcque (sofa)
Date:
1779
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Carved And Gilded And Painted Beechwood, Silk Damask
Dimensions:
39 1/2 x 90 1/2 x 31 3/4 (100.3 x 229.9 x 80.6 cm)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Marie Antoinette, Queen of France, 1779
Madame Elizabeth (sister of Louis XVI, King of France, d. 1794 by guillotine)
Mme. Elisabeth shortened (by 12 inches) and painted the canapé
Gouverneur Morris, d. 1816 (Ambassador of the US to France), c. 1972-1799
FAMSF museum purchase from Dalva, Inc. 44 E. 57th Street, NYC, c. 1956.
Damask satin purchased from Scalamandre, c. 1956.
Reupholstered c. 2003.

Accession Number:
57.23.5
Acquisition Date:
1957-12-21
Credit Line:

Roscoe and Margaret Oakes Collection

Exhibition History:

Marie-Antoinette and the Petit Trianon at Versailles, Legion of Honor (November 17, 2007-February 17, 2008)