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Windsor Armchair

1990.130 (RS280383)

Description

The comb-back with shaped crest over seven s-curved spindles flanked by conforming stiles with under-scrolling arm rests above bamboo-carved arm supports, over a solid seat with incised decoration, over bamboo-carved legs and stretchers. The whole painted green, except for arms.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1810-1820
Inscriptions
"Mrs. Norton" (handwriting rleated to other Norton inscriptions)
Location of origin
Boston, Massachusetts, New England
Material
ash (wood)
pine (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Chair
Possibly ash (wood)
Possibly pine (wood)
Windsor chairs
Dimensions
35.5 x 18.5 x 17.75 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1990.130
Credit Line
Bequest of Susan Norton
GUSN
171762

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