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Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
Robert Smalls, American, 1839 - 1915  Search this
Medium:
walnut
Dimensions:
34 x 19 x 19 in. (86.4 x 48.3 x 48.3 cm)
Type:
balloon-back chairs
Place used:
Beaufort, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1875
Description:
A Victorian balloon-back side chair, of walnut, with carved shoulder above open back and upholstered over-the-rail seat, demi-arms; seat upholstered in alternating gold brocade and plain gold striped pattern, raised on cabriole legs.
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Black interiors  Search this
Design  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Reconstruction, U.S. History, 1865-1877  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2010.28.5
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Decorative Arts, Craft, and Design
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd538b2efed-8739-4041-8fb0-ef6be8443e09
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.28.5