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Side Chair

Queen Anne

18th century
Wood, upholstery, inlay

38 in. x 20 in. x 18 in. (96.52 cm x 50.8 cm x 45.72 cm)
Bequest of M. Carey Thomas, President of Bryn Mawr College, 1894-1922

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: Deanery.744
Other Number(s): W.288 (Wyndham No.)
Geography: Europe, England
Classification: Furnishings and Furniture; Furniture; Chair
Collection: Deanery Collection, M.C.Thomas Collection

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  • Queen Anne - Period, culture, and English style in architecture and decorative arts during the reign of Queen Anne from 1702 to 1714 and known for its straightforward simplicity. In architecture it is characterized by red brick, sash windows, and hipped roofs, applied largely to domestic structures. Decorative arts reflect a move toward simple ornamentation with the use of plain veneers, ball and claw feet, cabriole legs, and scallop shell motifs.
  • 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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