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“Newest Fashion” Furniture in Boston, 1690–1730: A Transatlantic View

Explore how the influx of English cabinetmakers and chairmakers and the fashionable desires of a new Boston elite combined to transform the furniture trade in Boston after the establishment of the new Charter in 1691. Edward S. Cooke, Jr., the Charles F. Montgomery Professor of American Decorative Arts at Yale University, has published extensively on both historical and contemporary furniture.
Presented by Edward S. Cooke, Jr., Yale University

October 23, 2013
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
1154 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02215
$10; No charge for MHS Fellows and Members