Artisans of the Valley
Early cabriole legs; later pieces have strait legs.
Carving was the main type of decoration, favorite styles
being lions' paws, shells, acanthus, acorns, roses,
dolphins, and scrolls.
Fretwork is used extensively,
Occasional guilding and lacquering.
Inlay, painting, or applied ornament is also used.
Practically all of Chippendale's furniture is mahogany.
Upholstered materials include leather in colors,
brocade, velour, satin, and plush.