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Slat-back settee

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Overall: 28 1/2 x 34 x 15 1/4 in. ( 72.4 x 86.4 x 38.7 cm )
Black painted slat-back two seat settee with woven splint seat; turned legs and stiles joined by double stretchers in front and on sides, and single stretchers in back and middle.
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This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
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Purchased from Elie Nadelman
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group