Armchair (chaise à bras)

Date: 15th or 16th century (textiles) and 16th century, second half (woodwork)
Culture: French and Italian
Medium: Walnut, carved and turned; upholstered with various fragments of silk and gilt-metal embroidered fragments, silk, and brocatelle and knotted silk fringe.
Dimensions: H. 100.3 cm, W. 56.5 cm, D. 58 cm Back: 42 x 66.8 cm.; Seat: 58 x 70 cm.; Fragments: b) 33 x 9.5 cm.; c) 49 x 5.5 cm.; d) 33 x 5 cm.
Classifications: Woodwork-Furniture, Textiles-Embroidered
Credit Line: Robert Lehman Collection, 1975
Accession Number: 1975.1.1995 a-d

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