This is a lovely family heirloom, an American Empire Seignouret Chair made in New York. It had a soiled needlepoint seat, a seat that was dropping through, and the frame finish needed treatment and preservation. The chair was disassembled, and a seat pattern taken prior to the needlepoint show cover cleaning. The frame was thoroughly inspected and found to be secure, and the finish was cleaned and polished. The seat was reupholstered after the show cover was cleaned; innards were cleaned and reused, and new hair and cotton was added to augment the existing.
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