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Armchair

Description

High backed armchair with balloon back and carved rosewood floral crest. Carved serpentine front seat rail and legs. Casters on all four feet. Seat and back upholstered in a dark red velvet with purple gimp trim [faded to a pale pink].

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1845-1860
Associated Building
Used At Alexander House (Springfield, Mass.).
Material
rosewood (wood)
upholstering
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
armchairs
Chair
Rococo Revival
rosewood (wood)
suites (furniture)
upholstering
velvet (fabric weave)
Dimensions
41 x 22 3/4 x 22 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1950.567.5
GUSN
290523

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