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Sliper chair

Object Number: 
1946.23
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.
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.
Credit Line: 
Gift of DeWitt M. Lockman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group