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Side chair

Description

One of a pair of Empire side chairs with scrolled crest rails and s-curved front legs. Seat upholstered in cream colored cotton (?) with herringbone weave.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1820
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
cotton (textile)
mahogany (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Chair
cotton (textile)
Empire (style)
mahogany (wood)
side chairs
Dimensions
33 7/8 x 16 3/4 x 15 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1958.355.2
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances Sortwell
GUSN
286575
Related Items
Title Side chair Accession number 1958.355.1 Relationship One of a pair

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