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Catalog Number 01396
Object Name Chair, Dining
Collection Mrs. G. A. Melton
Date ca. 1860s
Tribe Chickasaw
Description Ladderback dining chair, leather seat tied with crisscross strips of leather, hand made
Dimensions H-35 W-18.5 L-16 inches
Material Wood/Rawhide
Provenance Original accession book has: Chickasaw
"Handmade with cowhide bottom" In file are labels with: Made by a Chickasaw Indian man 60 years ago. Gift of Mrs. G.A. Melton, Emet, Okla., April 15, 1920."
Emet, OK is in Johnston County in southern OK. Te Ata Fisher was born in Emet in 1895.
Search Terms Chickasaw
chair
Leather
Rawhide
Wood
Category Historical Furniture Chairs