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The rosewood chair with carved crest and upholstered seat is one of a set of four. Chairs like these, with their curved profiles, were placed in the fancy parlors around the time of the Civil War. They are often referred to as 'balloon-back' chairs or simply as "Victorian." Queen Victoria reigned in England from 1837 to 1901 and the styles popular during that time are often referred to as Victorian.

 

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Side Chair

date   1850-1870
height   35.75"
width   17.75"
depth   22.62"
process/materials   rosewood
item type   Household Goods/Furniture
accession #   #1977.04a


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See Also...

Roundabout Chair

Twin Potty Chair


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