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Sack-back Windsor highchair


Object number

RIF3975

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 35 3/8 in. (89.853 cm) Height of seat: 20 in. (50.8 cm) Width of arms: 16 3/4 in. (42.545 cm) Width of seat: 13 7/8 in. (35.243 cm) Depth of seat: 10 5/8 in. (26.988 cm)

Date

1785–1795

Current location

Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library

Geography

Made in Providence, Rhode Island
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Medium

Yellow poplar (seat ); maple and hickory

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Windsor

Provenance

Henry Francis du Pont (1880—1969), Winterthur, Delaware; giftt to Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library, Winterthur, Delaware, 1968

Bibliography

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