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Windsor side chair

Description

Chair, Windsor form. Pine, grain painted. One of six painted (yellow) bow back Windsor side chairs decorated with a bamboo motif, with incised black bands. The legs, stretchers, and eight spindles are decorated in a similar fashion. The seat is pine, grain painted to imitate mahogany. Evidence of a yellow undercoating or previous paint is seen on the seat through wear in graining.\n

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1825
Material
ash (wood)
pine (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Ash
ash (wood)
CHAIR
chairs (furniture forms)
Pine
pine (wood)
side chairs
Windsor
Windsor chairs
Dimensions
35 1/3 x 17 1/3 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1973.311
Credit Line
Gift of Ellen M. and Alice E. Jones
GUSN
17422

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