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Low-back Windsor armchair


Object number

RIF1266

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 30 in. (76.2 cm) Height, seat: 17 1/4 in. (43.815 cm) Width, seat: 21 3/8 in. (54.293 cm) Depth, seat: 15 1/2 in. (39.37 cm)

Date

1770–1776

Current location

The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Virginia

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Maple (turnings)

Style

Windsor chairs

Provenance

The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Virginia, by 1996

Bibliography

Nancy Goyne Evans, American Windsor Chairs (New York: Hudson Hills Press, 1996), 242, fig. 6-10.
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), 133n11.