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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
People Chestnut, Jared
Search Terms Windsor Chairs
Jared Chestnut
Side Chairs
New Castle County
Room Bathing Room
Material Wood
Place of Origin Wilmington, DE