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Description

Chair. Mahogany with birch secondary wood. Wavy serpentine crest rail over three conforming slats. Rush seat. Rests on Marlborough front legs with beaded edge and box stretcher.

Details

Label
Displayed in the "Newbury Furniture" exhibit in the SPNEA One Bowdoin Square Gallery May 2, 2000 through October 6, 2000. See object file for complete exhibit label.
Maker
unknown
Date
1780-1810
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
birch (wood)
mahogany (wood)
rush (material)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
Birch
birch (wood)
CHAIR
chairs (furniture forms)
Chippendale
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Rush
rush (material)
Dimensions
36 1/4 x 20 1/3 x 15 5/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.38.2
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
11829
Reference Notes
Jobe, Brock and Myrna Kaye. New England Furniture: The Colonial Era. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1984.
Related Items
Title Chair Accession number 1986.38.1 Notes 1986.38 1 CHAIR Relationship Part of set

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