Decorative Arts and Design
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
Chrome-plated metal, vinyl
31 3/4 x 22 1/2 x 21 1/4 in. (80.6 x 57.2 x 54 cm)
Seat Height: 16 1/2 in. (41.9 cm.) (show scale)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
Armchair with chrome-plated metal tubular frame and gray vinyl upholstered seat, back, and armrests. Two round-cornered rectangles of bent metal tubing form continuous arms and legs; a stretcher connects these rectangles at ground level; another metal tube connects front legs at midpoint and serves as seat support. Armrests are padded and upholstered in gray vinyl. Separate rectangular seat and back also upholstered in gray vinyl; they are connected by chrome-plated strap attachment to seat and back support and which forms a rectangle on back of the back, but is open-ended under the seat. All parts connected by screws except stretcher which is welded to the frame.
Howe & Lescaze (American). Chair, ca. 1933. Chrome-plated metal, vinyl, 31 3/4 x 22 1/2 x 21 1/4 in. (80.6 x 57.2 x 54 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, X875. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, x875_bw.jpg)
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