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Photo: Courtesy Little Compton Historical Society, Rhode Island, cat. no. 1996.0102
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Slat-back chair


Object number

RIF4744

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

102.87 x 46.228 x 34.29 cm (40 1/2 x 18 3/16 x 13 1/2 in.)

Date

1750–1825

Current location

Little Compton Historical Society

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Maple

Inscriptions

Written on the bottom in black: "Gift of C. Cook"; a name is written on the top rung of the back of the chair, but it is unreadable

Style

vernacular style

Provenance

Charlotte Cook; given by her to the Little Compton Historical Society, Rhode Island, 1975

Associated names

Charlotte Cook

Bibliography

Little Compton Historical Society, "Chair, Dining," http://littlecompton.pastperfect-online.com/35259cgi/mweb.exe?request=record;id=870B0339-F67F-49E6-ABA7-757345214736;type=101 (accessed March 2, 2010).