Mahogany, various light woods, modern upholstery
45 x 20 3/4 x 17 1/2 in. (114.3 x 52.7 x 44.5 cm) (show scale)
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Bequest of Dr. Eleanor Z. Wallace
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Armchair, ca. 1900. Mahogany, various light woods, modern upholstery, 45 x 20 3/4 x 17 1/2 in. (114.3 x 52.7 x 44.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Dr. Eleanor Z. Wallace, 2007.40.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2007.40.1_PS2.jpg)
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Armchair in the Art Nouveau style with tall straight back, curved arms, and cylindrical legs. Back consists of hemispherical crest with rectangular splat decorated with lighter inlayed wood pattern of symmetrical organic lines capped with two flowers. Two arrow-shaped uprights flank central splat supported on bottom by cross brace between back stiles. Flat curving arms connect three-quarters down stiles. Two short turned cylindrical uprights support front arms. Seat upholstered in floral brocade in light beige, beige, gold, and red. Turned front legs terminating in small flattened pads.
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