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Prince of Wales Chair

Description

Open shield back with splat of three ostrich feathers tied with ribbon; turned wood legs- front legs are straight, with tapered columns and tapered columns and tapered feet; back legs are curved outward; wood is painted light and dark green with floral decoration on shield back and legs; evidence of gilding; seat mimics shape of shield back; modern moss green velvet upholstery; upholstery tacks all around lower edge of upholstery.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1810
Material
carving (processes)
painting (coating)
turning (shaping process)
upholstery
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
carving (processes)
Chair
chairs (furniture forms)
painting (coating)
turning (shaping process)
upholstery
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
35 3/4 x 21 1/2 x 20 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2005.9.2
Credit Line
Gift of Cynthia Forbes Lyman (Mrs. John Lowell Lyman)
GUSN
181367

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