Ladderback Chair

Unidentified Enfield Shaker maker (Enfield, New Hampshire), American, active 1793-1923

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1825-1850

Birch wood with caned seat

Overall: 41 × 17 1/2 × 13 in. (104.1 × 44.5 × 33 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Frank C. and Clara G. Churchill

46.22.16385

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Furniture: Seating

Classification

Decorative Arts

Not on view

Exhibition History

Webster Cottage, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire.

Shaker Joinery in New Hampshire, Spring Forum, Museum at Lower Shaker Village, Enfield, New Hampshire, April 12, 1997.

Provenance

From "Old Shaker Colony" Enfield Shakers, New Hampshire; collected by Frank C. (1850-1912) and Clara G. Churchill (1851-1945), Lebanon, New Hampshire; given to present collection, 1946.

Old Number

F.946.31.5

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