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Object ID 1958.004.037
Object Name Chair
Collection Furniture
Credit line Gift of H. Gregg Danby in Memory of J. Kenneth Danby
Year Range from 1776
Year Range to 1795
Artist Sampson Barnet
Made Sampson Barnet
Description Comb back Windsor arm chair with carved, scrolled ears. There are nine long, six short, & two end spindles that form the back. The chair has a saddle seat and finely turned legs with an H-stretcher. The chair is branded on the bottom of the seat with "S. Barnet / Wilmington" and also has the remains of a paper label: "All sorts of Windsor and R[ush] / bottom chairs, settees, bedsteads / spinning wheels, & c. mad[e In] / the neatest and best manner by/ Sampson Barnet / in ---t Street Wilmington"
Dimensions H-44.5 W-24 inches
Owned J. Kenneth Danby
Subjects Chairs
People Barnet, Sampson
Search Terms Windsor Chairs
Arm Chairs
Sampson Barnet
New Castle County
Room Hall (Second Floor)
Material Wood
Place of Origin Wilmington, DE