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Low-back Windsor armchair


Object number

RIF1254

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 27 3/8 in. (69.533 cm) Height, seat: 15 5/16 in. (38.894 cm) Width, seat: 22 3/16 in. (56.356 cm) Width, arms: 27 5/16 in. (69.374 cm) Depth, seat: 15 11/16 in. (39.846 cm)

Date

1760–70

Current location

Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Maple

Style

Windsor chairs

Provenance

Winterthur Museum, Delaware, 1965

Bibliography

Nancy Goyne Evans, American Windsor Chairs (New York: Hudson Hills Press, 1996), 239, fig. 6-2.
Patricia E. Kane et al., Art and Industry in Early America: Rhode Island Furniture, 1650–1830, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2016), 116, 380, 389, fig. 1.