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From: Wallace Nutting, Furniture of the Pilgrim Century, 1620-1720 (Boston, Mass.: Marshall Jones Company Publishers, 1921), 213
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Slat-back armchair


Object number

RIF4162

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Unknown

Date

1725–1750

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Possibly made in Rhode Island, or possibly made in Connecticut
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Unknown

Style

William and Mary

Provenance

Wallace Nutting (1861–1941), Framingham and Newburyport, Massachusetts, by 1921

Associated names

Wallace Nutting

Notes

Although Nutting reported that this chair was found in Southern Connecticut, the double baluster turning below the hand holds is related to a chair (RIF125) at the Babcock-Smith House in Westerly, that has a history in Rhode Island.

Bibliography

Wallace Nutting, Furniture of the Pilgrim Century, 1620–1720 (Boston: Marshall Jones Company, 1921), 212–213.