1600-2000 Philadelphia Furniture

Thursday, June 23, 2016
11:30:00 AM -  12:15:00 PM

From its founding in 1682, Philadelphia has been a center of furniture innovation, particularly chairmaking. This presentation reviews the development of forms and the influence of aesthetic traditions among the city’s multi-various ethnic communities on the development of seating furniture from the 17th century to the mid-19th century.