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Object ID 1988.041 c
Object Name Chair
Collection Furniture
Credit line DHS Collection
Year Range from 1815
Year Range to 1830
Description Mahogany Klismos form side chair with a scrolled back and round, gilded bosses at the scrolled back of the stile and on each side of the legs at the front. The stay rail consists of two strips of wood separated by three gilded balls. The seat has been reupholstered in bright pink silk embossed moire ("Fredericksburg Red"; Scalamandre pattern).
Dimensions H-32.75 W-19 L-19.5 inches
Provenance Acquired for the Read House by exchange.
Subjects Chairs
Search Terms Chairs
Side Chairs
Klismos Chairs
Room "Back Parlor"
Material Mahogany
Place of Origin Philadelphia, PA