Into the Woods: Crafting Early American Furniture

Date: May 29, 2021 - November 28, 2021
Time: 9:30am - 4:30pm

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Phone: 413-775-7214
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Historic Deerfield
80 Old Main Street
Deerfield, MA 01342

Flynt Center of Early New England Life - Friary Gallery

Explore a dazzling array of masterworks by famous American cabinetmakers including Duncan Phyfe and Honoré Lannuier, Samuel McIntire, John and Thomas Seymour, and John Townsend.Learn about antique furniture from the inside out, and gain a new understanding of the materials and craftsmanship that went into the creation of these spectacular objects through graphics, before-and-after views of conservation treatments, and innovative “exploded view” display techniques.Into the Woods also features a special changing section, which will feature the study of different elements. Included with general admission.

Boston Furniture Masterworks at Historic Deerfield

Come visit the “Into the Woods” gallery at the Flynt Center of Early New England Life to view an impressive array of furniture produced in Boston in the 18th and 19th centuries. Rare and exceptional forms include an 18th-century japanned high chest, an18th-century turret-top tea table, and a 19th-century sideboard attributed to cabinetmakers John and Thomas Seymour.

 

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