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Side chair

Description

One of a set of eight side chairs with pierced splats, carved serpentine crest rails carved with shells and volutes, cabriole legs with carved shells on knees, and claw-and-ball feet. Seats covered in brown velvet cloth patterned with diamonds.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1750-1775
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
cotton (textile)
silk (textile)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Chair
Chippendale
Possibly cotton (textile)
Possibly silk (textile)
side chairs
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
38 1/4 x 20 5/8 x 16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1958.288.2
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances Sortwell
GUSN
288481
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