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Chair

Description

Side chair. Mahogany, upholstery. Two slats, reeded stiles, rails, legs; needlework upholstery on seat.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1840
Inscriptions
On top front seat rail, pencil: A: [illegible] B: Mrs. Peck [? difficult to read]
Material
gumwood (wood)
mahogany (wood)
maple (wood)
needlepoint (needleworking)
textiles
tulipwood (Brazilian, wood)
upholstering
Object type
Furniture
Places
Probably Massachusetts (United States)
Probably New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
CHAIR
chairs (furniture forms)
Empire
Empire (style)
Gumwood
gumwood (wood)
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Maple
maple (wood)
needlepoint (needleworking)
Needlework
reeding
Reeding
textiles
Tulip Poplar
tulipwood (Brazilian, wood)
Unidentified Textile
Upholstered
upholstering
Dimensions
33 7/8 x 18 1/8 x 20 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1963.343AB
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Huntly H. Gilbert
GUSN
727

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