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Chair

Description

Gothic Revival side chair with woven, wool upholstery in imitation of needlepoint. Elaborately turned stiles enclose a carved and pierced splat with sloping crest rail culminating in fleur de lis finial. Slightly flared rectangular seat upholstered in polychrome fabric (blue background). Skirt has beaded insert w/ border of geometric pendants. Turned front legs; shaped rectangular rear legs. Casters.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1860
Material
black walnut (wood)
wool (textile)
Object type
Furniture; Seating Furniture
Descriptive terms
black walnut (wood)
Chair
Chair, Side
chairs (furniture forms)
Gothic Revival
Victorian
wool (textile)
Dimensions
46 1/2 x 18 1/3 x 18 1/3 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1981.39
Credit Line
Gift of Louise Stimson
GUSN
55908

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