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2 pieces paperboard with linen pasted on it

Object Number: 
1932.237.m.2
Date: 
1815-1850
Medium: 
Linen, paperboard
Dimensions: 
Overall (Paperboard): 13 1/2 x 11 3/16 in. (34.3 x 28.4 cm) Overall (Linen): 8 11/16 x 5 5/8 in. (22.1 x 14.3 cm)
Description: 
Machine-made Paperboard: Both pieces are coming apart at the edges; smaller piece sun damaged, both grayish beige. Linen: purplish colored linen, pasted linen side down.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this tabouret was used by Asher B. Durand, an artist and engraver best known for his Hudson River school paintings.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Nora Durand Woodman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group