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Chair with high tapering back, for the hall, Windyhill, Kilmacolm 1901

DES MACKINTOSH, Charles Rennie; (Scottish; 1868-1928) Two chairs to this design were made for Windyhill. They were used as hall chairs, set against the wall, and as carvers when the hall was in use as a dining area for large gatherings. The design is well constructed and has the presence of a piece of figurative sculpture.