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Children's armchair

1995.423 (RS33700)

Description

Child's armchair, Eastlake style, ebonized and natural wood. Needlepoint seat, red background with floral spray.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
Handwritten on paper, attached to bottom of seat: ""SPNEA/ (c.1860)"" ""Chair belonged to Herbert/ Nelson who lived in the house/ on Linnean Street, corner of/ Gray St. Cambridge. Cousin of/ Ervin B. Whitney, father of/ donor, Mrs. Elsie Whitney Allen."" ""For the Society for the/ Preservation of New/ England/ Antiquities/ 1989 #22"" ""SPNEA/ 22""
Material
ebony (color)
needlepoint (needleworking)
staining
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
armchairs
Chair
chairs (furniture forms)
Children's furnishing
Eastlake
Ebonized
ebony (color)
Floral
floral patterns
Needlepoint
needlepoint (needleworking)
staining
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
29 1/2 x 17 x 13 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1995.423
Credit Line
Bequest of Elsie Allen
GUSN
9639

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