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Child's side chair

Child's side chair
Title
Child's side chair
Date 
1850-1860
Medium 
Rosewood, oak, textile
Dimensions 
Overall: 29 1/2 x 14 3/4 x 17 in. ( 74.9 x 37.5 x 43.2 cm )
Description 
Child's laminated rosewood Rococo Revival side chair; oval back with open scroll design; shield-shaped needlepoint seat upholstered over the rail; short cabriole legs with finger-rolled molding and castors.
Credit Line 
Gift of Miss Adelaide Milton de Groot
Object Number 
1947.509
Gallery Label 
According to the accession records, this chair once belonged to Martha Coggeshall Holly, who married David Holly of Old Milford, Connecticut in 1788. Based on the style of the chair, it more likely belonged to one of her children or grandchildren.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group