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Side Chair (USA), ca. 1820

This is a Side chair. It was attributed to John Hewitt. It is dated ca. 1820 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is wood (mahogany, poplar), horse-hair upholstery. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Norvin Hewitt Green. It is credited Gift of Norvin Hewitt Green.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 85.5 x 46.9 x 51.9 cm (33 11/16 x 18 7/16 x 20 7/16in.)

It has the following markings

Cabinet-maker's no.: V

Cite this object as

Side Chair (USA), ca. 1820; Attributed to John Hewitt (American, 1777–1857); wood (mahogany, poplar), horse-hair upholstery; H x W x D: 85.5 x 46.9 x 51.9 cm (33 11/16 x 18 7/16 x 20 7/16in.); Gift of Norvin Hewitt Green; 1938-58-1087

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