National Coach Museum

The Collection


Sedan Chair

Transport without wheels. Carried by 2 or 4 footmen with the help of leather straps suspended from their shoulders, using two removable poles, fixed onto two lateral metal supports. It belonged to Queen D. Maria I.

Sedan Chair
1
The body is very frugal and upholstered in red goat leather.
2
It has three rectangular windows on the door and side panels.
3
It has a folding back hood.
4
The base has four support legs.
5
The interior is lined in a red silk taffeta.

Some Facts

  • Century
  • 19th
  • Vehicle
  • transport
  • Work
  • Portuguese
  • Inv
  • V 0071
  • Dimensions
  • 91 x 78 x 148 cm

1 – The body is very frugal and upholstered in red goat leather.

2 – It has three rectangular windows on the door and side panels.

3 – It has a folding back hood.

4 – The base has four support legs.

5 – The interior is lined in a red silk taffeta.

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