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Pair of Side Chairs

A work made of mahogany, tulip, and white pine.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of mahogany, tulip, and white pine.

Date:

1770/90

Artist:

Artist unknown
American, 18th century
New York City, New York

About this artwork

The upholstery on this chair replicates a documented 18th-century English fabric, which was specially handwoven for the Art Institute on 19th-century English looms.

On View

Arts of the Americas, Gallery 167

Artist

Artist unknown

Title

Pair of Side Chairs

Origin

New York City

Date

c. 1770–1790

Medium

Mahogany, tulip, and white pine

Dimensions

Each: 93.3 × 57.8 × 45.7 cm (36 3/4 × 22 3/4 × 18 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Emily Crane Chadbourne

Reference Number

1929.166-167

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