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Chair

Description

Side chair. One of two. Maple or cherry and pine, brass tacks. Slat back with pierced slats and crest, over-the-rail upholstered seat bordered by brass drop nail heads that form a swag pattern. Straight stretchers. Rests on Marlborough legs.

Details

Maker
Paine Furniture Company (Maker)
Date
1770-1800
Inscriptions
Metal plate on underside of medial stretcher: Paine Furniture Co./BOSTON, MASS. Stamped on modern corner block: A. BROZEK
Location of origin
Boston, MA, USA
Material
Norway spruce (wood)
cherry (wood)
textiles
upholstering
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
Chair
chairs (furniture forms)
Cherry
cherry (wood)
Chippendale
Norway spruce (wood)
Pine
textiles
Unidentified Textile
Upholstered
upholstering
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
38 1/2 x 21 7/8 x 17 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1942.1230
Credit Line
Gift of Virginia L. Hodge and Katharine D. Parry
GUSN
758

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