Chair

Object number
34.1.7 A
Date
1765 – 1785
Description
One of a set of two Windsor side chairs with a fan-back made of tulip and ash. Original green painted legs and backs; seats have original "grained" decoration imitating mahogany. Made in Rhode Island or Connecticut. Ref: Dean Fales, "American Painted Furniture". Made For Eliphal Sowle (B. 1743, M. 1760), ancestor of Wilbour Family.
Materials
wood
Credit Line
Gift of Theodora Wilbour, in memory of Sarah Soule Wilbour
Object Type
Windsor chairs
Subjects
Gliders (Outdoor furniture)