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Wood, upholstery

39 in. x 25 in. x 21 in. (99.06 cm x 63.5 cm x 53.34 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: Deanery.327
W.8 (Wyndham No.)
Classification: Furnishings and Furniture; Furniture; Chair
Collection: Deanery Collection

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  • armchairs - Term applied to a wide variety of chairs with arms, to distinguish them from side chairs which have no arms.
  • finishing nails - Slender nails, each having a narrow head, that may be driven entirely into a wood surface leaving a small hole that can be filled with putty or a similar compound.
  • upholstery - Refers to the fixed soft coverings for furniture, especially seating and reclining furniture. Originally referred to all the textile components of a room supplied by upholsterers, including wall hangings, bed hangings, window curtains, and table coverings.
  • wood - The principal tissue of trees and other plants that provides both strength and a means of conducting nutrients. Wood is one of the most versatile materials known.

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