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Photo: Courtesy Winterthur Museum and Country Estate, Del., 1951.0077.002
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Sack-back Windsor highchair


Object number

RIF3974

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 30 5/8 in. (77.788 cm) Height of seat: 16 3/4 in. (42.545 cm) Width of seat: 14 1/4 in. (36.195 cm) Depth of seat: 9 3/4 in. (24.765 cm) Width of arms: 17 5/8 in. (44.768 cm)

Date

1780–90

Current location

Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library

Geography

Made in Rhode Island, Probably made in Providence, Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Maple (seat); maple and ash

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Windsor

Provenance

Winterthur Museum and Country Estate, Delaware, 1951

Bibliography

Nancy Goyne Evans, American Windsor Furniture: Specialized Forms (New York: Hudson Hills Press, 1997), 155, fig. 2-26.