1958.2137 Armchair
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Chair (Armchair)

  • Category:

    Furniture

  • Creator (Role):

    Unknown (Furniture maker)

  • Place of Origin:

    Newburyport, Essex, Massachusetts, New England, United States, North America

  • Secondary Place of Origin:

    England, United Kingdom, Europe

  • Date:

    1790-1795

  • Materials:

    Mahogany; Maple; Cherry; Silk

  • Techniques:

    Woven (damask)

  • Museum Object Number:

    1958.2137


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Object Number

1958.2137

Object Name

Chair (Armchair)

Category

Furniture

Credit Line/Donor

Gift of Henry Francis du Pont

Creator (Role)

Unknown (Furniture maker)
This record is to be used when the maker of an object is unknown.

Place of Origin

Newburyport, Essex, Massachusetts, New England, United States, North America

Origin Notes

This chair was re-upholstered in September 1968 by Joseph Li Volsi for Winterthur.

Secondary Place of Origin

England, United Kingdom, Europe

Secondary Origin Notes

This fabric "Alberton Damask" was woven in England by Guy Humphries and 35 yards were purchased through Classical Revivals by Winterthur on 5/25/1999.

Date

1790-1795

Materials

Mahogany; Maple; Cherry; Silk

Techniques

Woven (damask)

Dimensions (inches)

42.625 (H) , 25 (W) , 24.625 (D)

Dimensions (centimeters)

108.267 (H) , 63.5 (W) , 62.547 (D)

Measurement Notes

OD is from crest to center front feet. OW is at feet.

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Downs, Joseph & du Pont, Henry Francis. 1952 American Furniture: Queen Anne and Chippendale Periods, in the Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum.
Published: no. 58.
[Book] Thornton, Peter. 1965 Baroque and Rococo Silks.
Related fabric: pl.114a, p.194
[Manuscript] Bertrand, Rebecca & Parks, Sarah. Seasonal Change Study.
See Curator of Textiles for Seasonal Change Study binder discussing this object.
[Book] Montgomery, Florence. 1970 Printed Textiles: English and American Cottons and Linens 1700-1850.
Textile with Montgomery Design Number: T27, p. 207, fig. 202