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Side chair

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Original under-upholstery survives on back of seat. New show cover added 2008 (blue wool rep). Needlework stripe stitched by Gabriella Beranek in 2009-2010, based on a needlework pattern printed in Peterson's Magazine, December 1877.


early history unknown; purchased in 1979 from E.J. Canton (dealer), Baltimore, Maryland.

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund

about 1870

Object Place

New York, New York


Overall: 81.9 x 44.5 x 53.3 cm (32 1/4 x 17 1/2 x 21 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Walnut; original and modern upholstery




Furniture, Seating and Beds