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Folding chair. Walnut, wool upholstery. Arched crest with brass studs over rectangular upholstered back; flanked by curved stiles with brass capped ball finials. Curved half arms continue to front legs and are joined by two turned stretchers. The front seat rail joins curved back legs as does single back stretcher. Upholstered seat and back patterned with medallions with floral sprays and leafy surrounds in red, green, black, yellow, and beige. Backed in polished cotton.
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Green paper label under front seat rail: ""E.W. VAILL/ Patentee and Manufacturer/ Worcester, Mass./ Patented April 22, 1873."" ""No 72""
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),
Vaill, E. W. (Maker)
Worcester, MA, USA
33 1/2 x 18 x 16 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
Massachusetts (United States)