Object photography

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On View Barbara Weld Putnam Gallery, level 1

Object description

  • American artist
  • Painted side chairs, 1812
  • Wood, paint, rush
  • Salem, Massachusetts, United States
  • H: 34 in, W: 17 1/2 in, D: 15 in (H: 86.4 cm, W: 44.4 cm, D: 38.1 cm)
  • Bequest of George Rea Curwen, 1993
  • 4134.98


This is a set of six Sheraton chairs. One chair is pictured. It is painted light yellow with a design of wheat in green and gold on the rails. It has a rush seat.

Exhibition History

  • American Decorative Arts exhibition, Peabody Essex Museum; June 03, 2003 through Present
  • Worlds Revealed: The Dawn of Japanese and American Exchange, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA.; November 17, 2000 through March 18, 2001