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Made in the 18th-century, this chair with its smaller seat and longer legs let a child to sit at the table with other family members. For support, a baby could be tied into the chair. Hard use is shown by the broken slats at the back and by the wear on the footrest at the front.


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Child's high chair

creator   Unidentified
date   c. 1780
location   Connecticut River Valley
width   14.62"
height   37.5"
depth   13.5"
process/materials   wood
item type   Household Goods/Furniture
accession #   #1977.13

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