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Description

Fancy chair with open carvings of Prince of Wales feathers on back. Both chairs are painted green with painted ivy on front legs and on the top of the chairs' rails and top half of both shoulders. Both have shield backs with ivy on back. Both seats are upholstered in same fabric of light green brocade with pattern on maroon, peach, blue and yellow flowers. Both chairs are armless. The chairs have many differences. 1997.49.2: The paint on the legs and back is a light green. Gold gilding is more visible on 1997.49.2 than .1. Teh gilding is on teh top and bottom of the rails and the Prince of Wales feathers on the back of both chairs. The piping on the bottom of .2's seat is plain green and surrounds the whole cushion.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
19th Century
Material
brocade (textile)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
brocade (textile)
Chair
chairs (furniture forms)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
36 x 21 x 19 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1997.49.2
Credit Line
In memory of Charlotte Lyman Clark and Benjamin Schyler Clark by their children
GUSN
174457

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