Paper label under seat: "FURNITURE / UPHOLSTERY / WAREHOUSE William Hancock / Upholsterer / NO. 37 to ornhill....late Market / Boston / Has on hand, and is constantly manufacturing, ev / in the CABINET AND CHAIR LINE. Orders gra ceived and faithfully executed. / UPHOLSTERY . . . /of all Kinds, and the business as usual att . . .FEATHERS of every d . . . / TRESSES, &c. &c. &C."
Early history unknown; 1981, purchased from Postar Antique Shop, Brighton, Massachusetts (Accession Date December 9, 1981)
Mary Smith Fund