Spanish Colonial & Mission Revival Chairs Photos

Early chairs made for Spanish Colonists in America were often simple & used leather seats. Late in the 19th C the Arts & Craft movement revived the Spanish Mission style in a more elegant fashion.

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St. John the Baptist Mexican sculpture , leather chair & gallery in Museum of Spanish Colonial Art. Santa Fe, NM.Armchair from Peru of pine, leather & iron nails at Museum of Spanish Colonial Art. Santa Fe, NM.Corner fireplace & seats of reception room in La Placita at Rancho de las Golondrinas. Santa Fe, NM.Reception room chair in La Placita at Rancho de las Golondrinas. Santa Fe, NM.
St. John the Baptist Mexican sculpture (18th C), leather chair & gallery in Museum of Spanish Colonial Art. Santa Fe, NM.Armchair (18th C) from Peru of pine, leather & iron nails at Museum of Spanish Colonial Art. Santa Fe, NM.Corner fireplace & seats of reception room in La Placita at Rancho de las Golondrinas. Santa Fe, NM.Reception room chair in La Placita at Rancho de las Golondrinas. Santa Fe, NM.
Chimney & chair at Hacienda de los Martinez. Taos, NM.Spanish-style chair purchased by W.H. Taft while Governor General of the Philippines at Taft House NHS. Cincinnati, OH.Spanish chairs at Spanish Governor's Palace. San Antonio, TX.Spanish colonial bedroom at Spanish Governor's Palace. San Antonio, TX.
Chimney & chair at Hacienda de los Martinez. Taos, NM.Spanish-style chair purchased by W.H. Taft while Governor General of the Philippines (1901-4) at Taft House NHS. Cincinnati, OH.Spanish chairs at Spanish Governor's Palace. San Antonio, TX.Spanish colonial bedroom at Spanish Governor's Palace. San Antonio, TX.
Mission-style oak chair dating from opening when hotel was known as Glenwood Inn at Mission Inn Museum. Riverside, CA.Spanish Revival friar's arm chair with leather sear & back at Mission Inn Museum. Riverside, CA.Spanish colonial dining table at San Antonio de Padua Mission museum. Jolon, CA.
Mission-style oak chair (19th C) dating from opening when hotel was known as Glenwood Inn at Mission Inn Museum. Riverside, CA.Spanish Revival friar's arm chair (sillón de frailero) (c1920-30) with leather sear & back at Mission Inn Museum. Riverside, CA.Spanish colonial dining table at San Antonio de Padua Mission museum. Jolon, CA.

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