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Side Chair

1942.1236 (RS33385)

Description

Chippendale side chair; three pierced slats that echo the pierced crest; beaded edge on Marlborough legs; "H" stretcher; stretcher across the back; cream damask upholstery; old webbing (probably original).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1770-1800
Inscriptions
"Old Houses to Be opened TOM" (pieces of old (1934) newspaper clipping; very little of clipping survives)
"Lear and two chairs made of wood cut in the Lear gardens, stood in the west parlor of the house at the time Washington (his) famous call" (printed)
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Used At Lady Pepperell House (Kittery Point, Me.).
Material
cherry (wood)
cloth
Object type
Furniture
Places
Kittery Point (York county, Maine)
Maine (United States)
New England (United States) [general region]
Descriptive terms
Chair, Dining
cherry (wood)
cloth
Furniture
side chairs
Dimensions
38 3/16 x 21 13/16 x 17 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1942.1236
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
241503
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Title Side Chair Accession number 1942.1237

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