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Side Chair

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Beechwood and old but not original textile
DATES ca. 1900
DIMENSIONS 69.38.1 - 35 x 18 x 22 in. (88.9 x 45.7 x 55.9 cm) frag69.38.1. - 28 1/2 x 27 3/8 in. (72.4 x 69.5 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS no marks
SIGNATURE no signature
INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE Purchased with funds given by an anonymous donor and gift of Lillian Nassau
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CAPTION Side Chair, ca. 1900. Beechwood and old but not original textile, 69.38.1 - 35 x 18 x 22 in. (88.9 x 45.7 x 55.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Purchased with funds given by an anonymous donor and gift of Lillian Nassau, 69.38.1. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE overall, with seat, 69.38.1_view1_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Art Nouveau style side chair. Rectangular back, crest with depressed center; rectangular void above continuously upholstered back and seat; molded Klismos-style sabre legs with arched side stretchers connecting front and back feet and molded central stretcher. Upholstered in old but not original Art Nouveau-style white and yellow printed velvet with over-all arabesque motif. The fabric attributed to Tiffany Studios. Condition: Good. Old traces of furniture beetle.
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Side Chair