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Sofa

Provenance

Grandmother of Bailey Aldrich; 1927 inherited by her daughter, Eleanor L. Aldrich; to son, Judge Bailey Aldrich, as executor of Eleanor Aldrich's estate; 1979 purchased by MFA from Judge Bailey Aldrich

Credit Line

Samuel Putnam Avery Fund

about 1825–35

Object Place

Probably Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Accession Number

1979.48

Medium or Technique

Mahogany; fragment of original under-upholstery.

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Seating and Beds