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Chamfered square rails from thh arm supports/rear legs and the stiles and front legs of the chair. U-shaped seat and rectangular back panel upholstered in a green/brown material with yellow, green, and red stripes and a scrolled pattern in the red stripe. The arms are straps of the same...

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On underside of seat: "BOSTON FURNITURE COMPANY / PATENTED / Nov. 19, 1867, Oct. 26, 1869, Sept. 27, 1870."

Credit Line

Samuel Putnam Avery Fund

about 1870

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States


Overall: 90.2 x 76.2 x 60.3 cm (35 1/2 x 30 x 23 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Walnut; original upholstery; modern trims




Furniture, Seating and Beds