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Armchair (one of a set of six)

Maker:
John Mayhew (British, 1736–1811)
Maker:
and William Ince (British, active ca. 1758/59–1794, died 1804)
Designer:
Tapestry designed by Maurice Jacques (French, 1712–1784)
Factory:
Tapestry woven at Manufacture Nationale des Gobelins (French, established 1662)
Maker:
Workshop of Jacques Neilson (French, 1714–1788)
Patron:
Commissioned for George William Coventry, 6th earl of Coventry (Croome Court, Worcestershire, England)
Date:
1769–71
Culture:
British and French
Medium:
Gilded fruitwood; wool and silk (22-24 warps per inch, 9-10 per centimeter)
Dimensions:
41 1/2 × 28 × 29 in. (105.4 × 71.1 × 73.7 cm)
Classification:
Woodwork-Furniture
Credit Line:
Gift of Samuel H. Kress Foundation, 1958
Accession Number:
58.75.18
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 516
Commissioned for George William Coventry, 6th earl of Coventry ; Earls of Coventry , Croome Court, Worcestershire, England (1771–about 1900) ; Maurice Fenaille , Paris (before 1901–before 1932) ; The Samuel H. Kress Foundation (until 1958; to MMA)
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