27 - 28 October 1999
AN UPHOLSTERED SOFA
The rectangular back, outcurved arms and reverse serpentine seat on rope and rustic carved frame on round tapering splayed legs, covered in a machine-woven ivory lattice and diamond pattern linen, white muslin. Lenght: 86 in.
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Please note: The middle leg of this sofa is broken.
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