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Arm 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
armchairs
birch (wood)
CHAIR
chairs (furniture forms)
Damask
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Maple
silver maple (wood)
Dimensions
36 x 23.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1948.131G
GUSN
17482
Reference Notes
Jobe, Brock and Myrna Kaye. New England Furniture: The Colonial Era. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1984.

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