Pew from the Quinn Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church

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A dark-stained oak church pew with decoratively carved top crowns and sculptured ends. A brass plaque on the end identifies it as number 58.
Topic
African American
Craftsmanship
Religious groups
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Restrictions & Rights
Public Domain
Commissioned by
Unidentified
Used by
Quinn Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church, American, founded 1844
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Quinn Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church, Chicago, Illinois
Medium
wood
Dimensions
H x W x D: 47 × 51 × 29 in., 90 lb. (119.4 × 129.5 × 73.7 cm, 40.8 kg)
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Religious and Sacred Objects
Furnishings, Housewares, and Décor
Exhibition
Defending Freedom, Defining Freedom: The Era of Segregation, 1876-1968
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 2, C 2053
Place collected
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
1891
Type
pews
Object number
2006.1