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

Date

1780–1790

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.