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Sliper chair

Sliper chair
Title
Sliper chair
Date 
1840-1860
Medium 
Rosewood, oak, textile
Dimensions 
Overall: 42 x 17 3/4 x 21 3/4 in. ( 106.7 x 45.1 x 55.2 cm )
Description 
Rosewood Gothic Revival side chair; high back with pierced triangular crest rail with elaborate scroll decoration, oval panel with green damask upholstery, and turned stiles with spire-like finials; square seat with carved front rail and green damask upholstery; short, turned legs joined by turned side and medial stretchers; front legs with casters.
Credit Line 
Gift of DeWitt M. Lockman
Object Number 
1946.23
Gallery Label 
According to the accession records, this chair was part of a set used at Castle Garden by the Heiser Family, possibly at the time of Jenny Lind's concerts there.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group