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1938

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Chair (USA), ca. 1820

This is a Chair. It was made by John Hewitt. It is dated ca. 1820 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is wood (mahogany and poplar), horse hair. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Gift of Norvin Hewitt Green.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 85.1 x 46.6 x 52.4 cm (33 1/2 x 18 3/8 x 20 5/8in.)

It has the following markings

Cabinet-maker's no: VII

Cite this object as

Chair (USA), ca. 1820; Made by John Hewitt (American, 1777–1857); wood (mahogany and poplar), horse hair; H x W x D: 85.1 x 46.6 x 52.4 cm (33 1/2 x 18 3/8 x 20 5/8in.); Gift of Norvin Hewitt Green; 1938-58-1088

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18351569/ |title=Chair (USA), ca. 1820 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=18 June 2019 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>