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Side Chair

Description

Side chair with round finials, turned stiles, and painted crest rail with repeating arches in red and gold; and, above the arches are drapes and tassels painted in gold. There are four spindles and the shapes in the middle are outlined in gold paint. The seat is rush, the legs are turned, and there are six stretchers. The front stretcher has the same painted decoration that is on the crest rail. On the front legs, at the top, are leaves painted on in gold.

Details

Maker
unknown
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
rush (material)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Chair
rush (material)
side chairs
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
34 11/16 x 18 x 16 4/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.2624
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
222161

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