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Photo: Courtesy Winterthur Museum and Country Estate, Del., 1959.1628
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Sack-back Windsor armchair with top extension


Object number

RIF1273

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 110.332 cm (43 7/16 in.); Height, seat: 44.768 cm (17 5/8 in.); Width, arms: 63.024 cm (24 13/16 in.); Width, seat: 52.705 cm (20 3/4 in.); Width, crest: 43.815 cm (17 1/4 in.); Depth, seat: 40.64 cm (16 in.)

Date

1785–1790

Current location

Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

White pine (seat); maple and hickory

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Windsor

Provenance

Winterthur Museum, Delaware, 1959

Bibliography

Nancy Goyne Evans, American Windsor Chairs (New York: Hudson Hills Press, 1996), 253, fig. 6-21.