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Side Chair And Slip Seat (USA), ca. 1820

This is a Side chair and slip seat. It was made by John Hewitt. It is dated ca. 1820 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is mahogany,poplar,horse hair. 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: 84.7 x 46.5 x 52.7 cm (33 3/8 x 18 5/16 x 20 3/4in.)

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Side Chair And Slip Seat (USA), ca. 1820; Made by John Hewitt (American, 1777–1857); mahogany,poplar,horse hair; H x W x D: 84.7 x 46.5 x 52.7 cm (33 3/8 x 18 5/16 x 20 3/4in.); Gift of Norvin Hewitt Green; 1938-58-1089-a,b

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