Inscription: incised on front seat rail rabbet: VII; worked into the back edge of the needlework slip seat cover: RB 1766; stenciled [19th century] onto the eighteenth-century burlap formerly nailed to the slip seat frame and now mounted separately: FROM / CHAS B. COGILL / UPHOLSTERER / TRENTON / N.J.
Louis Guerineau Myers, New York, until 1921; sale, American Art Galleries, New York, 26 Feb. 1921, no. 612
Artist: Benjamin Henry Latrobe (American (born England), Fulneck, Yorkshire 1764–1820 New Orleans, Louisiana)Date: ca. 1808Medium: Yellow poplar, oak, maple, white pine, gold leaf, and gessoAccession: 1994.189On view in:Gallery 731