On View
Power of Place Gallery
Exhibition
Power of Place
Created by
Unidentified
Owned by
Shearer Cottage, American, founded 1903
Date
mid 20th century
Medium
wicker, paint and cloth
Dimensions
41 1/2 x 32 1/4 x 25 in. (105.4 x 81.9 x 63.5 cm)
Description
Large wicker arm chair painted white with the original red, purple, green and white watercolored printed frabric seat cushion. The arm chair was originally used in the living room of Shearer Cottage in Oak Bluffs, MA.
Place used
Oak Bluffs, Duke County, Massachusetts, United States, Martha's Vineyard, North and Central America
Classification
Furnishings, Housewares, and Décor
Type
basket chairs
Topic
Black Enterprise
Business
Domestic life
Recreation
Segregation
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Shearer Cottage
Object number
2012.2.3
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5db0f3e3f-856a-47b8-a6d4-3a442cb66173
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