Your piece of furniture is a period revival style settee that was probably made sometime between circa 1910 and the early to mid 1920s ( a settee usually looks like two arm chairs joined together without a central arm). During this period a number of earlier furniture style were revived. Your settee would be called "Adam Revival" or Hepplewhite Revival, since its design was inspired by classical furniture styles of the late eighteenth century; from around the time of the American revolution. Both the Hepplewhite and Adam style were English furniture styles that were popular in America (While Americans overthrew English rule, they continued to imitate English furniture and architectural styles even after the revolution). Several features of your piece of furniture including its slender proportions, sabre style legs, and classical decorative motifs, such as the inlaid swags on the back (which appear to be made of wood and mother-of-pearl) would identify the chair as Adams revival. Adam refers to the Scottish Adam brothers who were extremely famous architects and designers in Great Britain during the last quarter of the eighteenth century.
Brenda; I work in the historic preservation field and over the years have I learned a bit about old furniture styles. I should have noted that the settee may date as early as the 1890s, but its hard to tell from a photograph. It looks like it has its original finish, which is always a plus. Usually refinishing diminishes the value of antique furniture.