And they upholstered the newly introduced camel-back sofas in rich brocades, velvets, and damasks.Century, the finest was Cuban, a dense, heavy wood with a close grain.
Nevertheless, in the Chippendale period in America, Connecticut cabinetmakers used cherry more often than mahogany.
He had a great head for business and as a social climber and self-publicist, he realized the importance of public relations and advertising.
In spite of his membership of the Society of Arts and his fashionable wedding at St.
Publication of the Director clearly had a stimulating effect on Chippendales career since all his known commissions date from after its publication.
However, the Chippendale style didnt remain within the confines of the Chippendale workshops very long.