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Photo: Courtesy Little Compton Historical Society, Rhode Island, cat. no. 1996.0105
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Windsor chair


Object number

RIF4755

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

95.25 x 45.72 x 45.72 cm (37 1/2 x 18 x 18 in.)

Date

1780-1800

Current location

Little Compton Historical Society

Geography

Made in Little Compton, Rhode Island
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Medium

Maple and pine

Inscriptions

Tag formerly attached to bottom of chair reads: "Windsor chair, date 1770, often called the Rhode Island Pattern. (Wallace Netting Furniture Treasury). Owned by four generations of the Daniel Wilbour family. Mrs. Rufus B. Peckham.”

Style

Windsor

Provenance

By descent in the Daniel Wilbour family, West Road, Little Compton, Rhode Island. Mrs. Rufus B. Peckham, Little Compton; given by her to the Little Compton Historical Society

Associated names

Daniel Wilbour family
Mrs. Rufus B. Peckham

Bibliography

Little Compton Historical Society, "Chair," http://littlecompton.pastperfect-online.com/35259cgi/mweb.exe?request=record;id=4FC3F043-FDF8-4339-BD2B-162296253386;type=10 (accessed March 19, 2010).