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Armchair

Unknownca. 1815

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Armchair, square in plan, constructed entirely of bamboo except for caned seat. Back designed with small rectangular openings, each filled with tiny open motif. Similar worked details beneath armrest and along front rail. Varnished dark brown.

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  • Title: Armchair
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: ca. 1815
  • Provenance: Mrs. William Pedlar
  • Physical Dimensions: w515 x h844 x d498 cm
  • Exhibitions: New York, NY - Cooper Union Museum, "Living Today With Antiques", AID show, May 22 - June 7, 1967.House Proud: Nineteenth-Century Watercolor Interiors From The Thaw Collection, Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum, New York, NY, 8/12/08-1/25/09
  • Dimensions: H x W x D: 84.4 x 51.5 x 49.8cm (33 1/4 x 20 1/4 x 19 5/8in.)
  • Bibliography: Reproduced: Recent Acquisitions... a picture book in honor of Calvin S. Hathaway. Cooper Union Museum, New York, 1964, p. 39.Reproduced: "Decorator's Sketchbook", McCalls, July, 1967.
  • Type: Armchair
  • Rights: Gift of Mrs. William Pedlar
  • Medium: Bamboo, caning, varnish

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