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Object ID 2000.059.012
Object Name Chair
Collection Furniture
Credit line DHS Purchase
Year Range from 1825
Year Range to 1840
Description Child's chair with a rush seat and ring-turned front legs. The chair has a latticed central back slat and front stretcher. The legs are joined by two stretchers on the sides and a single one at the front and back.

Dimensions H-23.75 W-14.75 D-12.5 inches
Dimension Details
Owned Edwin P. Sawdon, Jr.
Provenance The chair was owned by Edwin P. Sawdon, Jr., who was a descendant of the Wilmington silversmith, Jesse Kendall. The chair is said to have been made in Edgemoor (now a part of Wilmington) for one of Jesse Kendall's nieces.
Subjects Furniture
Search Terms Furniture
Room Nursery
Material Poplar; ash(?); rush seat
Place of Origin Edgemoor, DE