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From: Nancy Goyne Evans, American Windsor Chairs (New York: Hudson Hills Press, 1996): 255, fig. 6-25
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Fan-back Windsor side chair


Object number

RIF1277

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 36 3/8 in. (92.393 cm) Height, seat: 17 1/4 in. (43.815 cm) Width, seat: 14 1/8 in. (35.878 cm) Depth, seat: 14 3/4 in. (37.465 cm) Width, crest: 21 1/8 in. (53.658 cm)

Date

1780–1790

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Chestnut (seat)

Style

Windsor chairs

Provenance

Elvyn G. Scott (1910–1991), Scarborough, Maine, by 1991

Associated names

Elvyn G. Scott

Bibliography

Nancy Goyne Evans, American Windsor Chairs (New York: Hudson Hills Press, 1996), 255, fig. 6-25.
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), 126, fig. 8.