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Rooms #1 - Winterthur Museum and Country Estate
Winterthur, Delaware
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Pair of ladderback chairs from Mid-Atlantic or Delaware Valley


Rush seat

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Front legs and front stretcher are turned

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Hepplewhite sideboard

Hepplewhite sideboard


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Nehemiah Adams Federal ladies' desk

Tapered legs decorated with stringing and bellflowers

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Chippendale Federal mirror

  • 1750
  • Partially gilded; mahogany
  • phoenix
  • Gift from Mrs. Washington to friend

Phoenix (finial) in center of bonnet top pediment

Chinese-influenced fretted panel

Gilded acanthus leaves and flower

Chippendale mirror

Partially gilt and mahogany apron



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Chinese parlor.

Chippendale tea table and side chairs

Chippendale tea table.
Chippendale side chairs

Chippendale tea table: Chinese-influenced fretted gallery

Tea table: Chinese-influenced X-stretchers

Photos and their arrangement © 2006 Chuck LaChiusa
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Overhanging molding at top and between cupboard and drawers