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Serge chair

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This chair and the example nearby are upholstered with reproduction serge, a durable, twilled fabric often used on seating furniture in the seventeenth century.

Provenance

Anonymous gift in memory of Ralph Lowell, President of the Museum of Fine Arts, 1951-1968; September, 1978.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Ralph Lowell, President of the Museum of Fine Arts, 1951-1968

about 1685–95

Object Place

Salem, Massachusetts

Dimensions

105.73 x 48.26 x 42.86 cm (41 5/8 x 19 x 16 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1978.384

Medium or Technique

Maple, oak, ash; reproduction upholstery

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Seating and Beds