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Side Chair

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Fabric, metal frame
  • Place Made: France
  • DATES ca. 1985
    DIMENSIONS 30 3/4 x 23 x 20 in. (78.1 x 58.4 x 50.8 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS no marks
    SIGNATURE no signature
    INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1990.230.1
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Bruce M. Newman
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION and Upholsterer Yves Marthelot (French, born 1949). Side Chair, ca. 1985. Fabric, metal frame, 30 3/4 x 23 x 20 in. (78.1 x 58.4 x 50.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Bruce M. Newman, 1990.230.1. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, 1990.230.1_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Side Chair: Metal frame and upholstery. Gondola shaped back with spaced thin gold painted metal uprights interwoven with straw-stuffed tubes covered with rust, pink and purple fabric. Circular back frame covered with tube of black, beige and pink woven fabric. Seat with straight front rail and wood inset seat covered with coiled fabric covered tubes. Straight legs with coiled fabric covered tubes. CONDITION - Very good condition. Small rip to fabric covered tube proper right side revealing straw stuffing. Bottom proper left rear leg straw stuffing exposed.
    RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (76%)
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    Side Chair