Slat-back settee

Slat-back settee
Title
Slat-back settee
Date 
1825-1875
Medium 
Hickory
Dimensions 
Overall: 28 1/2 x 34 x 15 1/4 in. ( 72.4 x 86.4 x 38.7 cm )
Description 
Black painted slat-back two seat settee with woven splint seat; turned legs and stiles joined by double stretchers in front and on sides, and single stretchers in back and middle.
Credit Line 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number 
1937.1296
Gallery Label 
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Provenance 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group