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Photo: Courtesy Winterthur Museum and Country Estate, Del., 1959.1395, 6
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High-back Windsor armchair


Object number

RIF2226

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 38 9/16 in. (97.949 cm) seat: 18 7/8 x 14 5/8 x 15 3/4 in. (47.943 x 37.148 x 40.005 cm) Width, crest: 14 1/8 in. (35.878 cm) Width, arms: 19 5/8 in. (49.848 cm)

Date

1790–1800

Current location

Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library

Geography

Made in Southwestern Rhode Island
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Medium

White pine (seat), birch, maple, beech, oak, chestnut, and hickory

Style

Windsor chairs

Provenance

Winterthur Museum and Country Estate, Delaware, 1959

Bibliography

Nancy Goyne Evans, American Windsor Chairs (New York: Hudson Hills Press, 1996), 318, fig. 6-150.