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Side chair

Description

Six ribbon back side chairs and one arm chair; carved and pierced ribbons and on the crest rail carved ears; upholstered in green satin damask; molded Marlborough legs; H and stretchers; saddle seat; style very popular in later 18th century.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1770-1790
Location of origin
Boston, MA; Salem, MA
Material
birch (wood)
mahogany (wood)
silver maple (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
birch (wood)
CHAIR
chairs (furniture forms)
Damask
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Maple
side chairs
silver maple (wood)
Dimensions
36 x 21.125 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1948.131E
GUSN
17480
Reference Notes
Jobe, Brock and Myrna Kaye. New England Furniture: The Colonial Era. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1984.

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