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Settee (one of a pair)

John Mayhew (British, 1736–1811)

Maker:
and William Ince (British, active ca. 1758/59–1794, died 1804)
Factory:
Tapestry woven at Manufacture Nationale des Gobelins (French, established 1662)
Designer:
Designer of tapestries Maurice Jacques (French, 1712–1784)
Maker:
Workshop of Jacques Neilson (French, 1714–1788)
Patron:
Commissioned for George William Coventry, 6th earl of Coventry (Croome Court, Worcestershire, England)
Date:
1769–71
Culture:
British and French
Medium:
Gilded fruitwood; wool and silk (22-24 warps per inch, 9-10 per centimeter)
Dimensions:
H. 44 x W. 75 x D. 32 1/2 in. (111.8 x 190.5 x 82.6 cm)
Classification:
Woodwork-Furniture
Credit Line:
Gift of Samuel H. Kress Foundation, 1958
Accession Number:
58.75.21
231915:1

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