Hitchcock chair


Hitchcock chair
U.S. Furniture.
a side chair of the early 19th century that has turned legs, a turned crest rail, and one or more slats in the back, and that is painted or stenciled in colors or gold on black.
[1920-30, Amer.; named after L. A. Hitchcock, 1795-1852, American furniture maker]

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