Like their contemporaries, George and Martha Washington used attractive, durable, and relatively inexpensive Windsor chairs in a variety of spaces. The household inventory taken after George Washington died records 30 placed outside on the Mansion's piazza, with another 10 in a first-floor parlor and 5 more in two upstairs bedrooms. This chair may be one of those owned by the Washingtons. More





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


Overall (H x W x D): 37 1/8 in. x 20 7/8 in. x 17 5/8 in. (94.3 cm x 53.02 cm x 44.77 cm)


Gift of the Family of Colonel Colville Penrose Terrett, 1925

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