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Chair

Description

Chair, one of a pair. Painted oak. Continuous bent front leg to stile, bentwood back; original paint displays peacock feathers and banding.

Details

Maker
Gragg, Samuel (American cabinetmaker, 1772-ca. 1855) (Furniture maker)
Date
1808-1815
Inscriptions
""S. GRAGG/BOSTON/PATENT"" branded into front seat rail.
Location of origin
Boston, MA, USA
Material
bentwood
oak (wood)
paint (coating)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Bentwood
bentwood
Chair
chairs (furniture forms)
Fancy
Feather
oak (wood)
paint (coating)
Painted
Dimensions
33 x 18 1/4 x 28 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1961.145B
Credit Line
Gift of Harry Aarons
GUSN
2006

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