Colonial Revival. Baluster turned legs, arm supports and spindles. Acorn finials surmount the back posts. Blue and red plush carpet covers the seat.
Stenciled in black on the front of both back posts: ELDER / BREWSTER / 1620
Chair presented to Samuel Francis Smith (1808-1895), a Baptist minster who wrote the lyrics for "My Country, 'Tis of Thee") by the City of Boston at 1876 Centennial celebration in Boston; descended to grandson, Harry Wilde Jones, to Smith's great grand-daughter Mary White Jones, to MFA in 1978 (Accession Date October 18, 1978)
Arthur Mason Knapp Fund