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Brace-back Windsor armchair (one of a pair)


Purchased from Richmond family of East Providence, RI, by John Walton, supposedly they were never out of the family until then; 1976, sold to MFA

Credit Line

Gift of Edward C. Johnson III, Anonymous Gift, and Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

about 1780–1810

Object Place

Providence, Rhode Island, United States

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Painted pine and maple, mahogany arms




Furniture, Seating and Beds