Windsor Armchair

Unknown Maker (probably Upper Valley, Connecticut River), American, 19th century


about 1810-1820

Ash, white pine, with layers of original paint

Overall: 42 1/4 × 24 3/4 × 16 in. (107.3 × 62.9 × 40.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Mr. J. H. Child



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name

Furniture: Seating

Research Area

Decorative Arts

Not on view

Exhibition History

American Decorative Arts at Dartmouth, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 10-March 1, 1981.

Publication History

Kenneth Joel Zogry, The Best the Country Affords, Vermont Furniture 1765-1850, Lunenberg, Vermont: The Bennington Museum, 1995, P. 136, ill. #82.

Margaret J. Moody, American Decorative Arts at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire: The Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1981, page 31.

Shelby Grantham, Rich and Tasty Cabinetwork, Dartmouth Alumni Magazine, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, March 1981, p. 30.


Asa Burton (1752-1836), Class of 1777 [minister in Thetford, Vermont from 1777-1836) by descent to J. H. Child, Wallingford, Connecticut; given to present collection, date unknown.

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