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Title [Interior of South Family Workshop where Sarah Collins Worked on Chairs and Rugs]
Place Mount Lebanon, NY
Catalog Number noc9503
Accession number 1957.9503.1
Object Name Postcard, Picture
Description The image is of the workshop in the South Family's Wash House and Sisters' Workshop where Sister Sarah Collins wove the webbed seats in Shaker chairs. On the far left-hand side of the image is a vise used in webbing chairs. The vise, which is mounted on the wall, held a chair so it could be rotated as the continuour weaving of the seat was done and that vise, or one very much like it, is in the collection of the Shaker Museum|Mount Lebanon.
Collection Photography, Primary
Number of images 2
Year Range from 1907
Year Range to 1930