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1915

  • Work on this object began.

1925

  • Work on this object ended.

1968

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2021

  • You found it!

Side Chair (USA), ca. 1920

This is a Side chair. It was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. It is dated ca. 1920 and we acquired it in 1968. Its medium is wood (oak), woven textile upholstery. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Gift of Tetsuzo Inumaru.

  • Price Tower Table, 1956
  • formed, stamped and patinated sheet copper on pine.
  • Gift of George R. Kravis II.
  • 2018-22-64

Our curators have highlighted 2 objects that are related to this one.

  • Magazine, Cover, 1926
  • lithograph print on paper.
  • Smithsonian Libraries, Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Library, N5 .W469 folio.
  • 43.2016.18

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 95.5 x 39.5 x 49.5 cm (37 5/8 x 15 9/16 x 19 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

Small metallic label on left side with numbers "448" imprinted.

Cite this object as

Side Chair (USA), ca. 1920; Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright (American, 1867–1959); wood (oak), woven textile upholstery; H x W x D: 95.5 x 39.5 x 49.5 cm (37 5/8 x 15 9/16 x 19 1/2 in.); Gift of Tetsuzo Inumaru; 1968-137-1-a

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