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1933.1509G (RS80815)

Description

Sheraton style side chair with square back divided by two tapered and beaded slats into three open sections. The middle section, which rises slightly higher than the surrounding two, and through the crest rail, is circumscribed by an arch, and with swagged curtains and Prince of Wales feathers at top. Curving rear legs with straight tapered front legs. Serpentine seat rail, covered with a modern vinyl slip, with tacking at lower edge. 1933.1509J is only one to have seat rails tenoned through back legs.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1810
Material
ash (wood)
mahogany (wood)
vinyl
Object type
Furniture
Places
Pennsylvania (United States)
Descriptive terms
Ash
ash (wood)
Chair
chairs (furniture forms)
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Sheraton
side chairs
vinyl
Vinyl
Dimensions
35.5 x 20.688 x 20 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1933.1509G
GUSN
17241

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