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Chair

Description

Chair. Mahogany with cotton upholstery. Pierced crestrail with carved leafage at the center, projecting ears (2), conforming slats and molded front legs. Hollowed upholstered seat covered with yellow and black woven cotton in a shaped diamond and flowerhead diaper pattern.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1770-1790
Material
carving (processes)
mahogany (wood)
molding (forming)
piercing
upholstering
Object type
Furniture; Seating Furniture
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Carved
carving (processes)
Chair
chairs (furniture forms)
Chippendale
Diamond
floral patterns
Flower Head
flowers (plants)
lozenges
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Molded
molding (forming)
Pierced
piercing
Upholstered
upholstering
Dimensions
37 1/2 x 21 1/2 x 19 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1983.148
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Agnes Lawrence Little
GUSN
50387

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Diamond

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