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Provenance

Owned originally by Elizabeth Craft White (1746-1839), initially of Roxbury, who married Caleb White (d. 1770) of Brookline, Massachusetts, in 1767; Elizabeth ("Aunt White") worked the seat about 1776; gift of Mrs. Anna Goddard Pierce (Accession Date November 13, 1941)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Anna Goddard Pierce

about 1776

Object Place

Boston area, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Randall 147

Dimensions

Overall: 96.5 x 51.8 x 41.9 cm (38 x 20 3/8 x 16 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

41.777a-b

Medium or Technique

Walnut, maple, original crewel seat covering

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Seating and Beds