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.

Sedan Chair
1
Prism shaped body with a quadrangular base made is of painted wood.
2
The style of the painting is subsequent to the period of the body and displays romantic motifs of English influence: flowers and green and gold vertical stripes.
3
The interior is lined in crimson velvet with floral motifs.

Some Facts

  • Century
  • 18th
  • Vehicle
  • transport
  • Work
  • Portuguese
  • Inv
  • V0116
  • Dimensions
  • 41 x 32 x 140 cm

1 – Prism shaped body with a quadrangular base made is of painted wood.

2 – The style of the painting is subsequent to the period of the body and displays romantic motifs of English influence: flowers and green and gold vertical stripes.

3 – The interior is lined in crimson velvet with floral motifs.

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imagem Sedan Chair of Madalena
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