Robledo Winery Bar Stool


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, SonomaPlace Made: Mexico

Subject: LatinoFood Culture


See more items in: Home and Community Life: Ethnic, Food, FOOD: Transforming the American Table 1950-2000

Exhibition: Food: Transforming the American Table

Exhibition Location: National Museum of American History

Credit Line: Gift of the Robledo Family

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2012.0026.01Accession Number: 2012.0026Catalog Number: 2012.026.01

Object Name: bar stool

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 cmoverall; cushion: 6 1/4 in x 18 in x 17 1/2 in; 15.875 cm x 45.72 cm x 44.45 cm


Record Id: nmah_1417329

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