Armchair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1793-1797

GUSN

GUSN-259355

Description

Armchair with shield-shaped upholstered back; arm supports and legs have stop-fluted decoration. Stripped to original under-upholstery.

Details

Descriptive Terms

armchairs
chairs (furniture forms)
mahogany (wood)
ash (wood)
upholstery
Federal
Chair

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Title Armchair Accession Number 1966.119
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Maker

Hains, Adam, 1768-1820 + (Furniture maker)
Probably Bertault, George, 1793 (Upholsterer)

Location of Origin

Philadelphia, PA

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

33 3/4 x 23 1/4 x 19 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the children of Arthur and Susan Cabot Lyman

Accession Number

1966.123

Places

Pennsylvania (United States)
Philadelphia (Philadelphia county, Pennsylvania)