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( 16 ) South Parlour: A matching pair of Grecian sofas with mahogany veneer ca.1800 are shown against the south wall. They have built in squabs at both head and foot as well as loose squabs at either end. Their legs are short and deeply turned. Sofas like this were commonly known as 'swooning sofas'. This name came from their frequent use by ladies when their restrictive corsets led to dizziness and shortness of breath. Draped over the sofa is a paisley shawl popular in the time of Queen Victoria.

In the corner a mahogany grandfather clock is displayed. It was made in Aberdeen, Scotland in the 1830's. The clock face maintains its original hand-painted motif, while the case has some impressive inlay, carved columns and brass trim.

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