Dining Chair

ca. 1775

Ohio History Connection

Ohio History Connection

Dining chair donated by descendants of Thomas Worthington that dates to the period when he built his home at Adena. Chippendale-style arm chair dates from about 1775. The chair has two straight, slightly flared back legs. The front legs are curved with ornately-carved knees and end in claw and ball feet. The chair back is ornately carved with a pierced splat and distinctive ears. The arms curve outwards and feature carved birds. The slip seat has been re-covered in cream damask.

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  • Title: Dining Chair
  • Date: ca. 1775
  • Location: Chillicothe (Ohio)
  • Subject Keywords: Chairs, Dining Chairs, Chippendale
  • Contributor: Ohio History Connection
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