Archive | December 14, 2012

Monogrammed Easy Chairs

Formal personalization is appearing on furniture. In grand houses of the late 1890s, sofa and chair backs and seats were covered by embroidered fabric or material elaborately appliqued with gimp and fringe. These days you can see examples at the Frick Collection in New York City, or the Vanderbilt Mansion in Rhinebeck, New York which […]

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