This Windsor chair may have been owned by George and Martha Washington and used at Mount Vernon or the presidential mansion in Philadelphia. Traces of several painted finishes - cream or yellow, green, and black - are still visible around the sides of the seat and in the grooves of the bamboo-turned legs and stretchers. More

Date

1785-1815


Geography


Material/Technique

Tulip poplar (seat), oak (bow and spindles), maple (legs and stretchers)


Dimensions

Overall (H x W x D): 36 1/4 in. x 19 1/8 in. x 16 9/16 in. (92.08 cm x 48.58 cm x 42.07 cm)


Credit

Purchase, 1952


Object Number

W-1877


Colors


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