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Photo: Courtesy Ralph Carpenter Papers, Joseph Downs Manuscript Library, Winterthur Museum and Country Estate, Del.
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Side chair


Object number

RIF442

Maker

Maker Unknown

Date

1740–1760

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Probably made in Massachusetts, formerly said to have been made in Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Provenance

Unknown.

Notes

The thinness of the back legs at the floor suggests that the chair was made in Massachusetts and not in Rhode Island.