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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

Dear Mrs. Mitchell,
You did some good explaining. Now I get what you were saying about that stuff in the house and the kitchen. That fruit in the tree I didn’t get none but people said it was good.