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Gothic Side Chair

Description

Victorian, Gothic revival side chair with woven, wool upholstery in imitation of needlepoint. Elaborately turned stiles enclose a carved and pierced splat culminating in crest of three shaped arches. Slightly flared overupholstered seat. Skirt has beaded insert and border of pierced geometric pendants. Turned front legs; shaped rectangular rear legs. Casters.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1865
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
45 1/2 x 18 1/2 x 19 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1981.40
Credit Line
Gift of Louise Stimson
GUSN
55909

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