Crafted with simple lines and minimal decoration, this chair, one of a set of four at Mount Vernon, reflects the "neat and plain" aesthetic common to Virginia furniture of the eighteenth century. It was originally owned by Dr. James Craik, a longtime friend of George Washington. More

Date

1760-1800


Geography


Material/Technique

Mahogany or walnut (primary)


Dimensions

Overall (H x W x D): 37 in. x 21 3/8 in. x 19 3/8 in. (93.98 cm x 54.31 cm x 49.23 cm)


Credit

Gift of Betsy Gilmer Tremain, 2003


Object Number

H-4324


Colors


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