Side chair

about 1776
Woven by Elizabeth Craft White (American, 1746–1839)


Object Place: Boston area, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Randall 147

Dimensions

Overall: 96.5 x 51.8 x 41.9 cm (38 x 20 3/8 x 16 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

41.777a-b

Medium or Technique

Walnut, maple, original crewel seat covering

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Seating and beds

Inscription

Front seat rail marked: "VI"
Paper label glued to underside of rear seat rail: "Chippendale / Belonged to mother / of Gt. Grand [torn]"

Provenance

Owned originally by Elizabeth Craft White (1746-1839), initially of Roxbury, who married Caleb White (d. 1770) of Brookline, Massachusetts, in 1767; Elizabeth ("Aunt White") worked the seat about 1776; gift of Mrs. Anna Goddard Pierce (Accession Date November 13, 1941)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Anna Goddard Pierce