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Hitchcock style side chair - Amherst Museum
Amherst, NY


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Hitchcock style chairs are a substyle of Empire style. The curved rails were iundluenced by klismos chairs.

Stenciled rails ( flowers and fruit) and stiles (pendent bellflowers)



Photos and their arrangement © 2006 Chuck LaChiusa
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