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Fan-back Windsor side chairs, set of four


Object number

RIF2227

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 39 1/4 in. (99.695 cm) seat: 18 1/4 x 16 1/8 x 15 1/16 in. (46.355 x 40.958 x 38.259 cm) Width, crest: 21 in. (53.34 cm)

Date

1790–1800

Current location

Historic Deerfield, Inc.

Geography

Made in Connecticut-Rhode Island border region
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Yellow poplar (seat), maple, and other woods

Inscriptions

"This chair once belongs to the West Granville Congregational Church. I wish it to be given to Miss Amy C. Swift" inscribed on a paper label on the underside of the seat of one chair

Style

Windsor chairs

Provenance

Historic Deerfield, Inc., Massachusetts

Bibliography

Nancy Goyne Evans, American Windsor Chairs (New York: Hudson Hills Press, 1996), 318, fig. 6-151.