Empire style ..... Illustrated FURNITURE Glossary

Empire Sofa
On display at the Athenaeum of Philadelphia in 2005

Scroll-end sofa with exposed top rail having deeply curved ends and two pendant rosettes.

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Rail rests on upholstered stiles forming curved back of arms

Modern upholstery on back and seat

Photos and their arrangement © 2005 Chuck LaChiusa
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