image of object
Photo: Courtesy Winterthur Museum and Country Estate, Del., 1959.1628
Click the image to enlarge

Sack-back Windsor armchair with top extension


Object number

RIF1273

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

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

Date

1785–90

Current location

Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

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.