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Easy Chair

Description

Boston Chippendale mahogany easy chair with reproduction red wool damask upholstery; serpentine crest with shaped wings over outscrolled arms; carved cabriole front legs with claw and ball feet, joined by block and turned stretchers to maple chamfered raking rear legs. Reupholstered by SNPEA in 1993-1994 based on red wool damask fabric found under original rosehead nails.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
c. 1760-1780
Material
carving (processes)
joining
mahogany (wood)
maple (wood)
turning (shaping process)
upholstering
wool (textile)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
carving (processes)
Chair, Easy
Chippendale
easy chairs
joining
mahogany (wood)
maple (wood)
turning (shaping process)
upholstering
wool (textile)
Dimensions
46 x 32 1/2 x 27 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2004.18
Credit Line
Museum Purchase
GUSN
222348

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