George Washington Maher / Armchair / about 1912George Washington Maher
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Creator Name: Maher, George Washington
Creator Nationality: North American; American
Creator Role: Designer
Creator Dates/Places: 1864 - 1926
Gender: M
Creator Name-CRT: George Washington Maher
Title: Armchair
View: 3/4 view
Creation Start Date: 1900
Creation End Date: 1914
Creation Date: about 1912
Object Type: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Classification Term: Furniture
Materials and Techniques: oak, leather
Dimensions: H.46-1/4 x W.25-5/16 x D.22 in.
AMICA Contributor: The Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Owner Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
ID Number: 88.45
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sheldon Sturgis, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Hyatt, and the Anne and Hadlai Hall Fund

George Maher's unified scheme of architecture for Rockledge included the flattened arch, a commanding architectural element that echoed the solidity of the bluffs behind the house. The flattened arch motif was also used in designs for the furnishings, including this chair from the dining suite.

AMICA ID: MIA_.88.45
Component Measured: overall
Measurement Unit: in
AMICA Library Year: 1998
Media Metadata Rights: ?The Minneapolis Institute of Arts

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