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Object Name: Armchair
Date: 1800-1900
Medium: Walnut, oak, iron
Dimensions: Overall: 38 x 25 x 14 1/2 in. ( 96.5 x 63.5 x 36.8 cm )
Place made: North America, United States
Description: Walnut and oak Windsor-type armchair with comb back supported by four iron rods; slightly tapered, squared legs reinforced by pairs of side, front, and rear stretchers.
Credit Line: Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 1937.1274
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According to Nancy Goyne Evans, author of "American Windsor Chairs," this is either a late eighteenth-century chair with nineteenth-century additions or a Victorian chair using older spindles.


The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman