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Sack-back Windsor highchair


Object number

RIF3975

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

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

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.