Armchair

Object number
2006.17.1
Creator
Unknown
Date
circa 1790
Description
Chippendale armchair belonging to Mr. William Ellery of Newport, Rhode Island. Built of mahogany from a plantation in Honduras. Hand embroidered by Mrs. Abigail Ellery and presented to their daughter Almy at the time of her marriage to Mr. William Stedman, who was the first Senator elected from Massachusetts.
Credit Line
Gift of Thomas Hale
Object Type
armchairs
Related People & Organizations
Ellery, Ann Remington, Mrs. (associated)
Ellery, William, 1727-1820 (associated)
Hale, Thomas (associated)
Stedman, Almy Ellery, Mrs. (associated)