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Side chair

Description

Federal style inlaid shield-backed side chair. The lower point of the shield has six shapes painted on it that looks like ship sails. The splat is three bars, ending in a vase form. The stiles are short and molded and the seat is a slip seat. The front legs are molded, there are three stretchers, and the back legs have an inward curve toward the bottom.

Details

Maker
unknown
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
walnut (nut)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Chair
cotton (textile)
Late Victorian
side chairs
walnut (nut)
Accession Number
2006.44.2595.2
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
222254
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Title Side chair Accession number 2006.44.2595.1 Relationship Matching pair.

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