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Side Chair of Parlour Suite

Object Number: 
1951.281e
Date: 
1850-1855
Medium: 
Rosewood, oak, textile
Dimensions: 
Overall: 39 1/4 x 18 1/2 x 25 3/8 in. ( 99.7 x 47 x 64.5 cm )
Description: 
Rosewood Rococo Revival side chair with original yellow silk damask upholstery; laminated back with pierced and elaborately carved crest rail with flower and scroll decoration; shield-shaped upholstered back; carved, serpentine crest rail; molded cabriole front legs and rounded rear legs with serpentine profile, with front legs ending in casters.
Gallery Label: 
The Morrons are descendents of Joseph W. Meeks.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Jean Morron and Mr. and Mrs. L. R. Burch, in memory of Mr. and Mrs. John E. Morron
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group