Chair with rush seat

Chair with rush seat

Artist: Western Massachusetts (American)

Date: late 17th century
Medium: wood
Dimensions:
Overall (site) 46 × 15 × 17 in. (116.8 × 38.1 × 43.2 cm)
Classification: DEC ARTS
Credit Line: Gift of Zenas Marshall Crane
Object number: 1875.1
Inscribed: verso on plaque: THIS CHAIR/ WAS BROUGHT FROM NORWICH ENGLAND/ IN 1638 BY ROBERT WILLIAMS/ WHO SETTLED IN ROXBURY MASS/ AND DIED IN HATFIELD IN 1698./ IT WAS GIVEN TO HEZEKIAH PORTER,/ OF DALTON BY DOROTHY WILLIAMS/ PRESENTED TO/ WILLIAMS COLLEGE/ BY/ ZENAS MARSHALL CRANE/ ABOUT 1875
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