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front Side Chair
This side chair with upholstered seat made of an exotic wood, rosewood, dates from the middle of the 19th century.
front Roundabout Chair
c. 1880
This ceremonial roundabout oak chair displays carving of lions' heads and paws with a coat of arms topped by a lion couchant, all executed by a French woodcarver.
front Cupboard
c. 1760
This architectural shell cupboard flanked the parlor fireplace in the Elijah Williams house when it was built in Deerfield, Massachusetts, in 1760.
front Bannister Back Chair
c. 1780
The bannister back chair with scrolled crest and turned finials was probably made near the village of Deerfield, Massachusetts, in the late 18th century.
front Dining Table
This cherry drop leaf table was probably made by a member of the Munn family of woodworkers in Deerfield, 1740-1780.
front Baby tender
c. 1820
In the absence of 'child-proofing,' baby tenders like this one kept young children in early 19th century households out of harm's way while older household members performed their day-to-day tasks.
front Card Table
c. 1810
Specialized forms like card tables were a response to the increased leisure of people in the late 18th and early 19th centuries and were used for board games, dining, and writing as well as for card games.
front Child's high chair
c. 1780
This 18th century high chair with turned finials and a ladder back was intended for a child to sit in at the table.
front Bannister Back Side Chair
The skills of several craftsmen were needed to make this relatively inexpensive chair that could be used to seat family members or guests.
front "SH" joined chest
c. 1710
At a time when most houses lacked closets, joined chests like this one made for Sarah Hawks (1701-1783) stored linens, clothing and other valuable textiles while also serving a decorative function.


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