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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, imitation leather, metal
Dimensions:
43 1/2 x 19 x 18 3/4 in. (110.5 x 48.3 x 47.6 cm)
Type:
chairs
Place collected:
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Date:
20th century
Description:
A wood pulpit chair with a dark finish. The chair has four legs with the rear legs extending the full height of the seat back. The front legs are turned with varying geometric shapes and are topped with the seat. Connecting the front legs to the back legs are two curved stretcher bars. Between the two stretcher bars is an additional support bar. The seat cushion and chair back are padded with faux-leather covers. The covers are adhered by metal studs. The chair back features a line of stylized foliage carved on the front of either side of the uprights. The uprights of the chair back are capped with scrolls. The center of the top rail of the chair features large, carved acanthus leaves in the center with scrollwork extending down either side. The bottom rail of the chair back features a similar but smaller design of acanthus leaves and scrollwork.
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:
2013.67.2.1
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/fd500683d4b-63a7-40a4-947b-396ca26fd681
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.67.2.1