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Side chair

Side chair
Title
Side chair
Date 
1730-1760
Medium 
Walnut, textile
Dimensions 
Overall: 42 x 21 1/2 x 20 1/2 in. ( 106.7 x 54.6 x 52.1 cm )
Description 
Walnut Queen Anne side chair; crooked back with yoke-shaped crest rail and vase-shaped splat; compass slip seat with embroidered textile upholstery supported by small, pointed seat blocks in front; cabriole legs with pad feet in front, and chamfered legs in rear; side, back, and medial stretchers all turned.
Credit Line 
Bequest of Irving S. Olds
Object Number 
1963.75
Gallery Label 
This type of chair has been referred to as "the classic New England Queen Anne style chair" (see "Three Hundred Years of American Seating Furniture," p. 73).
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group