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Chair

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possibly made in Ireland

Postcard of Chair.
000-100-104-337-C
© National Museums Scotland

Chair

This walnut chair is characteristic of the 1730s. Almost every part of the frame was carved in a sinuous bend. The trefoil feet may indicate an Irish origin. It was used in a house in Edinburgh during the 20th century.

The damask upholstery probably dates from the early 20th century.


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Online ID: 000-100-104-337-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  H.KNB 45
Date: 1730 - 1745
Between 1730 and 1745
Material: Wood, walnut with silk upholstery
Dimensions: 38.25" H x 23.00" front W x 16.00 back W x 17.75" L
What: Armchair
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Description: Walnut armchair, with a seat upholstered in grey damask silk, S-curved arms, rectangular back legs, and cabriole front legs with three-toed feet, 1730 - 1745
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