Corner Chair
c 1850

Description: Upholstered green silk corner chair with fringe; short turned legs with casters; one of a pair. Donated to Arlington House by Robert E. Lee, IV.

A visitor to Arlington reported that George Washington Parke Custis was often found sitting in this chair reading a paper with a cat nestled in his lap.

Wood, fabric, metal. W 89, H 81 cm
Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial, ARHO 6223