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Side chair

Description

Klismos style painted wood side chair. The creat rail has a cluster of grapes and their leaves painted on in gold and outlined in gold. The horizontal splat is square and has more grapes and leaves painted in gold. The seat is horseshoe shaped and the arms are spiral. The front legs and terminate in ball feet. The front seat rail has a golden flower and leaves and is outlined in gold. The back legs are square and curve away from the center of the chair. There are six stretchers.

Details

Maker
unknown
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
paint (coating)
rush (material)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Chair
paint (coating)
rush (material)
side chairs
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
33 8/16 x 21 6/16 x 17 12/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.2627
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
222229

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