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Photo: Courtesy Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Gift of Dr. Dorothy Gifford, 1987.069.1
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Banister-back side chair


Object number

RIF3361

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

108.585 x 50.8 x 35.56 cm (42 3/4 x 20 x 14 in.)

Date

1720–1780

Current location

Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design

Geography

Made in Rhode Island, Possibly made in Little Compton, Rhode Island
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Medium

Maple and ash

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

William and Mary

Provenance

Dr. Dorothy Gifford, Providence, Rhode Island; gift to Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, 1987

Associated names

Dr. Dorothy Gifford

See also


Bibliography

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), 185n3.