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Photo: Courtesy Winterthur Museum and Country Estate, Del., 1957.0652 A
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Upholstered armchair


Object number

RIF721

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

111.76 x 66.04 x 55.88cm (44 x 26 x 22in.)

Date

1800–1810

Current location

Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library

Geography

Made in Massachusetts, or made in Providence, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); birch (side seat rails), soft maple (front and rear seat rails), white pine (corner backs); light wood and ebony inlay

Style

Federal

Provenance

Henry Francis du Pont (1880–1969), Winterthur, Delaware; given to Winterthur Museum, Delaware, 1957

Associated names

Henry Francis du Pont

Bibliography

Charles F. Montgomery, American Furniture: The Federal Period, 1788–1825 (New York: Viking Press, 1966), 161, no. 113, ill.