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Object Name Chair
Date 1860-1885
Description Church chair. Wooden chair with a tall back carved in the Gothic style. The seat is upholstered in burgundy velvet with beige braided rope trim; the upholstery is not original, but is appropriate for the chair. The front legs are turned, and there are casters on all four feet. The chair is 56 inches in height.
(Keywords: New York)
Acquisition Gift of William McMillen
Ownership and History This typical example of a church chair was used in St. Luke's Church in Rossville, Staten Island.
Earliest Date 1860
Latest Date 1885
Subjects Churches
Lexicon Sub-category Furniture
Catalog Number 99.002.0001
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, November 2015.
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