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Part of a pew


Object number

RIF3338

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

139.065 x 67.31 x 2.54 cm (54 3/4 x 26 1/2 x 1 in.)

Date

1684–1685

Current location

First Congregational Church Bristol, Rhode Island

Geography

Made in Bristol, Rhode Island
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Medium

Oak

Marks

None

Inscriptions

None

Style

Jacobean

Provenance

The First Meetinghouse of Bristol, Rhode Island, 1684–85. First Congregational Church, Bristol, Rhode Island, by 1979

Associated names

First Meetinghouse of Bristol, Rhode Island

Bibliography

Robert Blair St. George, The Wrought Covenant (Brockton, Mass.: Brockton Art Center-Fuller Memorial, 1979), 68, fig. 82.
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), 150–151, no. 7.