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Church pew

Straight-backed church pew with wing sides curving down to rounded arms and protruding base; a loose upholstered cushion covers the seat; a brass plaque attached to one arm is stamped "113"; a rack for hymnals and communion cups is attached to the back.

Provenance

Used in the Immanuel Baptist Church, Newton Corners, Massachusetts; purchased by the Museum in 1973.

Credit Line

Samuel Putnam Avery Fund

late 19th century

Object Place

Massachusetts, United States

Accession Number

1972.856

Medium or Technique

Oak

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Seating and Beds