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Pair of Side Chairs

A work made of mahogany, tulipwood, white pine, and upholstery.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of mahogany, tulipwood, white pine, and upholstery.




Artist unknown (American, 18th century)
New York City, New York

About this artwork

The upholstery on this chair replicates a documented 18th-century English fabric, which was specially handwoven for the Art Institute on 19th-century English looms.


On View, Gallery 167


Arts of the Americas


Artist unknown


Pair of Side Chairs


New York City (Object made in)

Date  Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.

c. 1770–1790


Mahogany, tulipwood, white pine, and upholstery


Each: 93.3 × 57.8 × 45.7 cm (36 3/4 × 22 3/4 × 18 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Emily Crane Chadbourne

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