Robledo Winery Bar Stool

Description
Sr. Reynaldo Robledo, now a landholder and winemaker in Sonoma, began his career in the industry through the bracero program, migrating to Napa from Michoacán in the 1960s.
The stool was made in Mexico about 2000 and is part of a larger set of furniture used in the Robledo Family Winery tasting room, a winery started in 1990 in Sonoma, CA. The Robledo Winery is one of only a handful of Mexican-American owned wineries in California. The back is carved with the Robledo Family Winery crest—a horseshoe and grape motif that blends the family’s cattle ranching beginnings in Mexico with its more recent identity as wine growers and producers. The winery setting evokes a hacienda from Mexico, a style unlike others in the area.
date made
ca 2000
place used
United States: California, Sonoma
place made
Mexico
Physical Description
wood (overall; frame material)
fabric (overall; part: cushion material)
synthetic fibers (overall; part: cushion material)
inorganic material (unspecified) (overall; part: cushion material)
Measurements
overall; base: 43 in x 17 in x 17 in; 109.22 cm x 43.18 cm x 43.18 cm
overall; cushion: 6 1/4 in x 18 in x 17 1/2 in; 15.875 cm x 45.72 cm x 44.45 cm
ID Number
2012.0026.01
accession number
2012.0026
catalog number
2012.026.01
Credit Line
Gift of the Robledo Family
subject
Latino
Food Culture
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Home and Community Life: Ethnic
Food
FOOD: Transforming the American Table 1950-2000
Exhibition
Food: Transforming the American Table, 1950-2000
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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