Chair, from the residence of Ninian W. and Elizabeth Todd Edwards, brother-in-law and sister of Mary Todd Lincoln
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Victorian open balloon-back side chair. Top rail has carved flowers: two roses in middle, two nine-petal flowers with leaves at sides. Middle rail is curved and has four petal flowers with leaf motif. Modified shield-shaped seat, front legs Cyma curved and have leaf motif carving on front side, slightly rounded at back and sides into point feet. Back legs slightly curved, two large round-head wooden pegs in back leg and side rail. Upholstered in needlepoint. H 34" x W 17" x S 16". From the residence of Ninian W. and Elizabeth Todd Edwards, brother-in-law and sister of Mary Todd Lincoln. American Communities in History; Antebellum Society and the Civil War; How we learn about communities 16 History
|University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign|
|University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Library|
|Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865|
Edwards, Ninian W., 1775-1833
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