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Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
The Saint Augustine Catholic Church of New Orleans, American, founded 1842  Search this
Medium:
wood, cloth, metal
Dimensions:
46 1/2 x 25 1/2 x 21 1/4 in. (118.1 x 64.8 x 54 cm)
Type:
chairs
Place collected:
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Date:
20th century
Description:
A high backed chair with armrests. The chair has a dark wood finish. Two simple finials are at the top of the chair's back on either side. At the top of the chair back is a carved grapevine with two bunches of grapes. The chair back has a rectangular, padded cushion of light pink material. The chair seat cushion is made of the same material as the chair back. Armrests are attached to back posts. The armrests are wider at the front than at the back. The chair is constructed with four square legs, with the back legs extending the full height of the chair. The front two legs of the chair extend above the seat and are topped with the armrests. Underneath the chair seat at center is a note in black marker that reads "#18008/1-500.5."
Topic:
African American  Search this
Religious groups  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of The Saint Augustine Catholic Church of New Orleans
Object number:
2013.67.1.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Religious and Sacred Objects
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5a0e4f845-29e6-4c1e-8bf2-adb02bd722a0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.67.1.2