Armchair With Slip Seat (USA)
This is a Armchair with slip seat. It was made by John Hewitt. It is dated ca. 1820 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is turned joined mahogany-veneered oak, horse hair upholstery (probably replaced). It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.
The maker of this chair was the Hewitt sisters’ paternal grandfather.
This object was
Norvin Hewitt Green.
It is credited
Gift of Norvin Hewitt Green.
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Its dimensions are
H x W x D: 89.1 x 58.3 x 60.8 cm (35 1/16 x 22 15/16 x 23 15/16in.)
Cite this object as
Armchair With Slip Seat (USA); Made by John Hewitt (American, 1777–1857); turned joined mahogany-veneered oak, horse hair upholstery (probably replaced); H x W x D: 89.1 x 58.3 x 60.8 cm (35 1/16 x 22 15/16 x 23 15/16in.); Gift of Norvin Hewitt Green; 1938-58-1083
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Hewitt Sisters Collect.