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From: Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr., "Catalog of the Rhode Island Historical Society Furniture Collection, Rhode Island History, vol. 16, no. 1 (January 1957), 32–33, no. 24, (left), ill.
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Bow-back Windsor side chair


Object number

RIF6265

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

38 1/4 16 17 in. (97.16 40.64 43.18 cm)

Date

1780–1800

Current location

The Rhode Island Historical Society

Geography

Made in Providence, Rhode Island
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Medium

Pine, birch, hickory, and maple

Style

Windsor

Provenance

Moses Brown (1738–1836), Providence, Rhode Island; by descent to his granddaughter Avis Lockwood Harris (1802–1892), Providence, Rhode Island; by descent to Adeline T. Harris (1831–1906), Providence, Rhode Island; by descent to Franklin R. Cushman (1870–1952), Providence, Rhode Island, after 1906; bequeathed by Franklin R. Cushman and Julia D. Cushman, Providence, Rhode Island, to the Rhode Island Historical Society, Providence, 1952

Associated names

Moses Brown
Avis Lockwood Harris
Adeline T. Harris
Franklin R. Cushman

Bibliography

Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr., "Catalog of The Rhode Island Historical Society Furniture Collection," Rhode Island History 16, no. 1 (January 1957): 32–33, no. 24, (left), ill.