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Four petit point chair covers in red and green floral pattern.
An old handwritten note with the upholstery reads: "Worn & dirty old petit point wool chair covers. From French chairs used by Albert Gallatin on sailing ship after the French Revolution. From A. E. G."
Gift of Mrs. W. Floyd Nichols and Mrs. J. G. Tyler
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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