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Object ID 1980.007.003
Object Name Chair
Collection Furniture
Credit line Gift of David Stockwell
Date 1785
Made Sampson Barnet
Makers mark Branded "S. Barnet" on the underside of the seat.
Description Fan back Windsor side chair with a saddle seat and seven plain central spindles, with the outer spindles having vase-and-ring turnings at the top and bottom; serpentine, curved crest rail; vase-and-ring turned, splayed legs with an H-stretcher that is bulbous at the center; newer brown paint with traces of green paint visible under the seat; numbered "IV" on the bottom of the seat. The seat is probably maple, the spindles are hickory, and the seat is pine.
Dimensions H-37 W-15 L-17 inches
Subjects Chairs
Furniture
People Barnet, Sampson
Search Terms Windsor Chairs
Chairs
Sampson Barnet
Furniture
Room Hall (Second Floor)
Material Maple; hickory; pine
Place of Origin Wilmington, DE