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Child's low-back Windsor hole chair


Object number

RIF3980

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 16 7/16 in. (41.751 cm) Height of seat: 8 5/16 in. (21.114 cm) Width of seat: 12 in. (30.48 cm) Depth of seat: 11 in. (27.94 cm) Width of arms: 13 1/2 in. (34.29 cm)

Date

1845–1865

Current location

The Slater Memorial Museum

Geography

Made in eastern Connecticut, or made in Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Unknown

Style

Windsor

Provenance

Slater Memorial Museum, Norwich, Connecticut, 1997

Construction

According to Nancy Goyne Evans, the pale mustard yellow and orange-brown maple-grained ground is old but not original.

Bibliography

Nancy Goyne Evans, American Windsor Furniture: Specialized Forms (New York: Hudson Hills Press, 1997), 166, fig. 2-43.