• Education,  General

    History of Furniture Styles and Types

    There are many, more than a dozen, different Eras of furniture and as many styles of the different eras. The next segments of this blog will be about the different eras and styles of household furniture. We will start with the oldest and work our way to the modern although most popular furniture these days are vintage or antique. The different eras are: Elizabethan 1560-1603 Jacobean 1600-1690 Pilgrim 1620-1700 William & Mary 1690-1735 Queen Anne 1700-1755 Pennsylvania Dutch 1720-1830 Louis XVI 1760-1789 Chippendale 1750-1790 Hepplewhite 1780-1810 Federal 1780-1820 Sheraton 1780-1820 American Empire 1800-1840 Victorian 1840-1910 Arts & Craft 1880-1910 Scandinavian Contemporary 1930-1950 The Elizabethan Era Queen Elizabeth I belonged to…