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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