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Seat

Seat
Title
Seat
Date 
1750-1850
Medium 
Hickory, whalebone
Dimensions 
Overall: 19 5/8 x 22 1/4 x 18 in. ( 49.8 x 56.5 x 45.7 cm )
Description 
Seat made of whale's vertebra; hickory spindles fashioned into windsor-type back with curved crest rail and arms.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Object Number 
1947.261
Gallery Label 
According to the accession records, this chair was probably used as a boat seat.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group