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Windsor Rocking Chair

1995.411 (RS275996)

Description

Bow back windsor armchair rocker, "Philadelphia" style.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800
circa
Inscriptions
"The Society for the / Preservation/ of New England Antiquities/ Belonged to Jeremiah Gridley/ Bridge of Boston, great grandfather/ of donor, Helen Sanborn Whitney / (c. 1800)" (handwritten)
"For the Society for the/ Preservation of New / England Antiquities, #13" (handwritten)
"SPNEA / 13" (handwritten)
Material
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture; Seating Furniture
Descriptive terms
Chair
Chair, Rocking
Windsor rocking chairs
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
34 x 22 x 22 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1995.411
Credit Line
Bequest of Elsie Allen
GUSN
10564
Reference Notes
refers to chair as "Philadelphia Style"

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