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Armchair (one of a set of six)

John Mayhew
(British, 1736–1811)

Maker: and William Ince (British, active ca. 1758/59–1794, died 1804)
Factory: Tapestry woven at Manufacture Nationale des Gobelins (French, established 1662)
Designer: Designer of tapestry Maurice Jacques (French, 1712–1784)
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: H. 41 1/2 x W. 28 x D. 29 in. (105.4 x 71.1 x 73.7 cm)
Classification: Woodwork-Furniture
Credit Line: Gift of Samuel H. Kress Foundation, 1958
Accession Number: 58.75.18

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