Armchair

Gentleman’s armchair with wide upholstered seat and curved, violonné backrest crowned by a plant sculpture. The recessed arms are curved and the armrests padded. The base is saber-shaped at the back and curved at the front, joined by a wide, sinuous belt. Upholstered in red fabric.
Belonged to Louis-Joseph Papineau, who had the furniture made in France during his exile and brought the piece back with him on his return to Canada.

  • Accession Number 2022.22.02
  • Date 1860 c
  • Materials fiber, wood, walnut
  • Technique chantourné, padded, violonné
  • Measurements 107,5 x 61 x 59 cm
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  • Accession Number 2022.22.02
  • Date 1860 c
  • Materials fiber, wood, walnut
  • Technique chantourné, padded, violonné
  • Measurements 107,5 x 61 x 59 cm
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© Pointe-à-Callière Collection, donation by Hughette Leblanc-Gagnon,2022.022.002
Photo by Victor Diaz Lamich

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