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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

History of ownership: 1943, bequest of Charles Hitchcock Tyler (Accession Date December 9, 1943)

Credit Line

Bequest of Charles Hitchcock Tyler

about 1675

Object Place

England or America

Dimensions

Overall: 94 x 52.1 x 48.3 cm (37 x 20 1/2 x 19 in.)

Accession Number

43.1509

Medium or Technique

Maple, beech, turkey-work upholstery, oak

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Seating and Beds