Slave-made chair

Title:
Slave-made chair
Date:
1800, 1899
Description:
A slave child's chair. The chair is made with mortise and tenon joints reinforced with square nails. The seat is of animal skin. Origin unknown.
Collection:
Walter Pantovic Artifact Collection
Contributing Institution:
Avery Research Center at the College of Charleston
Media Type:
Objects
Topical Subject:
African Americans--Material culture--19th century, Furniture--United States--19th century, Slaves--Homes and haunts--South Carolina--Florence County, Slaves--United States--Social conditions--19th century
Geographic Subject:
United States
Shelving Locator:
1999.001.050
Material Type:
Slaves (people), Slave quarters, Chairs (furniture forms), Mortise-and-tenon joints
Internet Media Type:
image/jpeg
Digitization Specifications:
300 dpi; Nikon D80 camera; archival images in .tif and .nef formats.
Copyright Status Statement:
Digital image copyright 2010, The College of Charleston Libraries. All rights reserved. For more information contact The College of Charleston Library, Charleston, SC 29424.