Hip-joint armchair [sillón de cadera or jamuga]

Date: ca. 1480–1500
Culture: Spanish, Granada
Medium: Walnut and elm, partly veneered and inlaid with different woods, ivory, bone (camel?) and pewter; covered in silk velvet not original to the armchair
Dimensions: h. 36 1/2 x w. 24 x d. 19 1/2 in. (92.7 x 61 x 49.5 cm)
Classification: Woodwork-Furniture
Credit Line: Fletcher Fund, 1945
Accession Number: 45.60.41a, b

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