Side ChairMade in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Attributed to John Aitken, American (born Scotland), active Philadelphia c. 1790 - died 1839
Mahogany, lightwood stringing, ash, softwood
2007-65-6125th Anniversary Acquisition. Gift of the McNeil Americana Collection, 2007
LabelThis chair was likely commissioned for the Philadelphia residence of George and Martha Washington and served as the prototype for a suite of similarly designed chairs commissioned for and still on view at their Mount Vernon estate in Virginia.
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