TITLE

Unlocking the secrets of the Tappan chair

AUTHOR(S)
Carey, Richard Adams
PUB. DATE
May 1993
SOURCE
Yankee;May93, Vol. 57 Issue 5, p90
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Profiles Gunnar Berg of Sandwich, N.H., a cabinetmaker who has revived a 170-year-old furniture-making tradition with his Tappan chairs. His first encounter with a Tappan chair; Reasons for the chairs' strength and durability; History of the chairs, first made by Abraham Tappan in the early 1800s; Why the tradition was lost in the mid-1900s; Berg's discovery of the Tappan patterns; How to order a Tappan chair; More.
ACCESSION #
9305120269

 

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