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July 31, 2011

Summer research will include the study of the typical New England Hitchcock chairs with its intricate stenciling. “Invented” in 1818, the Hitchcock chair was derived from the idea that a chair could be mass produced and individualized if you look at the production of a watch which is produced via interchanging parts.  I also had deep flash backs to my New England grandmother’s furniture and the serving tray with the pineapples all over…..

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