Monday, March 20, 2017

Dining chairs with a history

If you have read much of this blog, you probably realize I love historic Charleston, SC homes. The annual Festival of Homes and Gardens started March 16, causing me to wish I lived closer to Charleston than I do.

While looking at the website, I discovered the following picture.

Charleston Festival of Houses and Gardens
Antique Show 2017
This is the first photo I have seen of actual antique chairs that might have been an inspiration for the chairs in my dining room.

Property of Our Southern Home
Most Queen Anne chairs have a solid piece of wood up the back, while these have a cut-out design similar to Georgian style chairs. What an exciting find! 

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