Artisans of the Valley
Legs are slender, usually round, but never cabriole.
All pieces are well-proportioned, with strait lines
Ornamentation is simple, with inlay and marquetry
Carving was classical, with ferns, ovals, urns, etc.
Favored woods were mahogany for dining rooms,
bedrooms, and libraries; satinwood, rosewood, and
painted furniture for drawing rooms.
Upholstering fabrics were plain, striped, and flowered
satins, silks, and damasks.