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Deaccessioned December 19, 2013

Side chair

about 1750–1800


Object Place: New England?

Dimensions

109.85 x 45.08 x 36.19 cm (43 1/4 x 17 3/4 x 14 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1973.496

Medium or Technique

Painted wood, possibly maple

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Seating and beds

Provenance

By tradition, "this chair came from the old Folger Farm (now gone) 'out Polpus Way' on Nantucket Island--Mass--and was my great-great Grandmothers, Gemima Folger, born Nantucket, 1762"; descended to the donor; 1973, gift of Mrs. Walter Tebbetts, Waban, MA (Accession date: September 12, 1973); December 19, 2013, deaccessioned by the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Walter Tebbetts