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Collection of the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

Chair, ca. 1765

type: chair

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A side chair with a rectangular back filled with a lattice-work of curved members. Its curved arms are supported on shaped stumps secured to side rails. Round rear legs; "cluster" front legs. Two lateral and two longitudinal stretchers. Hollowed seat upholstered in brown wool. Described as "cockpen" armchairs.



Product Design and Decorative Arts