Couch - (Furniture)

TheAntiqueTrade.co.uk Glossary of Antique Terms C

Couch - (Furniture) The term was in use in the sixteenth century but it is difficult to be sure if the meaning had any other than that of day-bed; it may have been more grand. In the eighteenth century men seemed to prefer the term day-bed, ladies the term couch. During the Regency period the classical couch came into favor-by way of France.

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