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Green Painted Ladderback Chair

​Straight ladderback painted (dark green) country chair. Typical of chairs from this area. Very much worn. Back posts are nice and hefty and come up to a turned neck topped with flattened ball finial. Concave shaped back slats. Origin Farintosh Plantation in Durham, NC

Object number: 1975.4.1

Dimensions: 38 1/2” H x 19 1/8” W - seat 15” tall

Estimated age 18th century.



What visitors say

Thank you for taking us on the tour.  I was surprised to learn [that] every desk had a different secret drawer.

Eric