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American Decorative Arts
Designer: Cavedra B. Sheldon, active 1873 - 1877
Manufacturer: Marks Adjustable Folding Chair Company, 1877–1897

Invalid’s Reclining Chair

patented 1876

Painted iron frame, cane seat, walnut, naugahyde cushions and arms, wooden casters

46 × 29 7/8 × 25 1/2in. (116.84 × 75.883 × 64.77 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Dwight P. Lanmon
2004.88.1
Geography: 
Manufactured in New York, New York
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Hardware
Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 2004,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2005): 198.

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