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Photo: Courtesy The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Virginia. Bequest of Lucy L. and Louise M. Powell and gift of Francis T. S. and Grace E. Powell, 1956-275, 1
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Side chair


Object number

RIF174

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

72.39 x 86.043 x 77.788cm (28 1/2 x 33 7/8 x 30 5/8in.)

Date

1785–1800

Current location

The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Virginia

Geography

Made in Virginia, formerly said to have been made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary and veneer); white pine (secondary); maple and holly inlay

Provenance

Dr. and Mrs. Francis Taliferro Stribling (née Henrietta Cuthbert Stribling), Staunton, Virginia; by descent to their grandson, Francis Taliferro Stribling Powell, Staunton; by descent to his widow, Grace E. Powell, Staunton, by 1956; given to The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Virginia, 1956

Associated names

Grace Powell