Lowback Dining Chair

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


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about 1850

Birch wood, pine (seat), with red stain

Overall: 25 1/2 × 17 1/2 in. (64.8 × 44.4 cm)

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



North America, United States


19th century

Object Name

Furniture: Seating


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.

An Ever-Widening Circle of Friends, The Enfield Shaker Museum, Enfield, New Hampshire, May 30-October 31, 2006.

Publication History

Barbara J. MacAdam, American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Muesum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, p. 227, no. 199.


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.

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