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American Decorative Arts

Side Chair

1670–90

Walnut, cane

50 × 16 1/2 in. (127 × 41.9 cm)
seat: 18 3/4 in. (47.6 cm)
Gift of C. Sanford Bull, B.A. 1893
1951.56.3
Geography: 
Made in England
Culture: 
British
Period: 
17th century
Classification: 
Furniture
Bibliography: 

Glenn Adamson, “The Politics of the Caned Chair,” American Furniture (2002).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.