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Object Name ARMCHAIR
Catalog Number 0985.12.00011
Date postwar
Description This massive carved oak arm chair has paw feet, zig-zag carvings on the arms, and uprights. The chair has a brass memorial plaque on the back and a two-tone lone star on the seat. The chair is on castors.
Dimensions H-60.5 W-28.5 D-24 inches
Owned Confederate Memorial Literary Society
Owner Regiment Scott's Brigade, Loring's Division, Polk's Corps, Army of Tennessee
Made Allen Wilson, penitentiary cabinet shop
Provenance This arm chair was commissioned as a memorial to Captain G. A. Quinlan, Scott's Brigade, Loring's Division, Polk's Corps, Army of Tennessee. This chair is displayed in the Texas Room of the Confederate Museum as a commemoration of this man's service to the C.S.A. Made at the Texas penitentiary cabinet shop in Huntsville, Texas, under the direction of Mr. Allen Wilson.
People Quinlan, G. A.
Search Terms Confederate Memorial Literary Society
CMLS
Subjects Furniture
Chairs
Seating furniture