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Object Name Chair
Object Number 1876.4.1
Collection Rutherford B. Hayes
Description made of interlocking Elk horns; the legs of the chair made from the horns of a yearling Elk; seat is made of Elk skin; horns are white tipped; inscribed on a horn located near the top (back) on left side, "Seth Kinman Humboldt Bay, California 1874".
Date 1874
Dimensions H-37.52 W-53.976 D-44.016 inches
Material horn; animal skin
Made by Seth Kinman
Provenance Elk horn chair presented to Governor Rutherford B. Hayes in his office on September 18, 1876 by Seth Kinman, a California hunter and trapper.
People Kinman, Seth
Heyl, Elizabeth Mitchell
Search Terms Seth Kinman
Governor Hayes
Elk Horn
California
Hunter
Elizabeth Mitchell Heyl
Humboldt Bay