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Turkey-work chair

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"Turkey work" imitated Persian and Asian carpets. It often was used in the seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries as an upholstery material.

Provenance

Lent by Charles H. Tyler, October 3, 1928

Credit Line

Bequest of Charles Hitchcock Tyler

about 1700

Object Place

England

Dimensions

Overall: 98 cm (38 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

32.229

Medium or Technique

Oak, turkey-work upholstery

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Seating and Beds