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Armchair

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Oak, cane
DATES designed 1894; manufactured 1894-ca.1915
DIMENSIONS 34 1/2 x 24 x 23 5/8 in. (87.6 x 61 x 60 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Unmarked
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 2011.42
CREDIT LINE Gift of Maureen Cassidy-Geiger, James and Lily Geiger
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION David Wolcott Kendall (American, 1851-1910). Armchair, designed 1894; manufactured 1894-ca.1915. Oak, cane, 34 1/2 x 24 x 23 5/8 in. (87.6 x 61 x 60 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Maureen Cassidy-Geiger, James and Lily Geiger, 2011.42. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.2011.42.jpg)
IMAGE overall, CUR.2011.42.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2011
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Square frame chair with caned back and seat and flat horizontal armrests. Chair with square caned seat and back, with four, long, thin, square legs, arms consist of a single flat, thick armrest on each side, support for each armrest is a single vertical baton at a 25 degree angle attached at front and back to chair leg; curved apron at front and back, two thin vertical spindles under arms rests on each side. Underside beneath seat with four decorative curved blocks attached with single, metal flat head screw; two central horizontal stretchers attached to side stretcher. Wood stained dark brown.
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David Wolcott Kendall (American, 1851-1910). <em>Armchair</em>, designed 1894; manufactured 1894-ca.1915. Oak, cane, 34 1/2 x 24 x 23 5/8 in. (87.6 x 61 x 60 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Maureen Cassidy-Geiger, James and Lily Geiger, 2011.42. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.2011.42.jpg)