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Photo: Courtesy Winterthur Museum, Del., 1954.74.6
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Sack-back Windsor armchair with top extension


Object number

RIF2183

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 113.348 cm (44 5/8 in.); Height, seat: 44.291 cm (17 7/16 in.); Width, arms: 57.785 cm (22 3/4 in.); Width, crest: 53.34 cm (21 in.); Width, seat: 51.118 cm (20 1/8 in.); Depth, seat: 40.64 cm (16 in.)

Date

1790–1800

Current location

Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Basswood (seat); birch and ash

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Windsor

Provenance

Winterthur Museum, Delaware, 1954

Bibliography

Nancy Goyne Evans, American Windsor Chairs (New York: Hudson Hills Press, 1996), 280, fig. 6-84.