Illustrated FURNITURE Glossary

Chippendale settee
On display in 2005 at the Fairmount Park Woodford House, Philadelphia
Woodford House Official Home Page

Chippendale style 1750-1780, but note that the trifid feet are usually associated with Queen Anne style, whereas the rest of the settee is Rococo in style.

Settees - usually shorter than sofas, though some longer models with openwork wooden backs are also given the name

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Trifid foot

Photos and their arrangement © 2005 Chuck LaChiusa
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