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Object ID 1950.002.001
Object Name Chair
Collection Furniture
Credit line Gift of Mrs. L. Scott Townsend
Year Range from 1804
Year Range to 1814
Made Jared Chestnut
Makers mark Marked: "J. Chesnut / Wilmington / Delaware".
Description Windsor style side chair with bamboo turnings and a saddle seat. The chair has a rectangular back with seven spindles and a wooden plate between the upper two rails. It is marked "J. Chesnut / Wilmington / Delaware". Jared Chestnut (1772? - 1837) had a shop on Market Street, between Front and Second streets, in Wilmington where he made rush-bottomed and Windsor chairs.
Dimensions H-33.5 W-16.5 inches
Dimension Details
Subjects Chairs
Furniture
People Chestnut, Jared
Search Terms Windsor Chairs
Wilmington
Furniture
Chairs
Jared Chestnut
Side Chairs
New Castle County
Room Bathing Room
Material Wood
Place of Origin Wilmington, DE