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Side Chair

Description

Dark wood, side chair with blue damask silk seat. Carved crest rail with two scallop shells and hand-hole. Crest rail creates four peaked arches between rectangular stiles and three bannisters, reminiscent of Gothic tracery.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1855-1859
Material
carving (processes)
metal
silk (textile)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Newport (Rhode Island island, Newport county, Rhode Island)
Rhode Island (United States)
Descriptive terms
carving (processes)
Chair
floral patterns
Gothic Revival
metal
side chairs
silk (textile)
tracery
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
35 3/16 x 18 1/2 x 17 11/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2004.35
Credit Line
Gift of Anne R. Curelier
GUSN
223646

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