Dining Chair
c 1783
Hartford, CT

Description: Open work urn shaped splat with carved urn in upper center; two rosettes under arched crest rail; black hair cloth slip seat; square tapered front legs; front H shaped stretchers.

One of a dining room set that belonged to Daniel Hopkins of Hartford, CT, a personal friend of Generals Washington and Lafayette. Hopkins entertained both men at dinner on several occasions.

Wood, fabric. W 53.6, H 97, Depth 41.5 cm
Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial, ARHO 146