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Child's armchair, Eastlake style, ebonized and natural wood. Needlepoint seat, red background with floral spray.
chairs (furniture forms)
wood (plant material)
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""
29 1/2 x 17 x 13 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Bequest of Elsie Allen