Overall: 36 x 23 1/2 x 20 1/2 in. ( 91.4 x 59.7 x 52.1 cm )
Mahogany Federal armchair used in Federal Hall; square upholstered back with square beaded edge; upholstered open arms with curved supports; trapezoidal upholstered seat with beaded rails, quarter-round seat glue blocks; turned stop-fluted columnar legs with rosettes at top of leg; brass castors on feet; brass tacks outline modern black horsehair upholstery.
Gift of the Corporation of the City of New York
engraved: metal plaque on rear rail; "CHAIR/ used by Federal Congress/ 1789/ Federal Hall/ Corner of Wall and Nassau Streets"
This chair was part of the furnishings of Federal Hall, the home of