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Swivel Rocker

2006.29.4 (RS5354)

Description

Maple frame and cotton upholstery; slat back; four turned arm supports for each arm; rounded handholds; bulbous stiles; flat square seat; wooden swivel mechanism supported by two shaped wooden rails ; two cushions with cotton covers of red ground, white, brown, and blue foliate design and alternating medallions depicting a rooster and a woman churning butter; matching dust ruffle.

Details

Maker
O'Hearn Manufacturing Company (Manufacturer)
Date
1954
Inscriptions
Paper label: "Style 5307 / Finish ANTIQUE / Upholstery 4491 Red D / O'HEARN MANUFACTURING COMPANY / GARDNER, MASSACHUSETTS"

Tag: "DO NOT REMOVE THIS TAG / UNDER PENALTY OF LAW / ALL NEW MATERIAL CONSISTING OF / BODY / BACK CUSHION ( ) / 100% COTTON FELT / INNER SPRING UNIT / Reg. No. Conn. 286 (Mass.) / This article is made in / compliance with an Act / of the Dist. of Columbia / approved July 3, 1926; / Kansas approved March / 1923; Miss approved / April 24, 1929; N. J. / revised statutes 26; / 10-6 to 18 La. Act / 467 - 1948 / CERTIFICATION / IS MADE THAT / THE MATERIALS / IN THIS ARTICLE / ARE DESCRIBED / IN ACCORDANCE / WITH LAW. / MADE BY / O'HEARN MFG. CO. INC. / 525 PARKER ST. GARDNER, MASS. / DATE OF DELIVERY" (Paper label, manufacturing tag)
Location of origin
Gardner, Massachusetts; Meredith, New Hampshire
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Chair, Rocking
chairs (furniture forms)
People and organizations
Gahan, Frances Ursela
Dimensions
34 in x 25 in x 29 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.29.4
Credit Line
Gift of Mary Solz
GUSN
103288
Related Items
Title 4 Accession number 2006.9.1

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