Object number34.1.7 B
Date1765 – 1785
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.
Credit LineGift of Theodora Wilbour, in memory of Sarah Soule Wilbour
Object TypeWindsor chairs
SubjectsGliders (Outdoor furniture)
Related People & OrganizationsSowle, Eliphal (associated)
Wilbour, Theodora F. (associated)