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Wing Chair

1992.573 (RS21405)

Description

This chair has slightly arched crest with flaring wings and flaring scrolled arms and a trapezoidal seat cushion on tapering, square curly birch legs with straight rectangular grain painted stretchers; there are upholstered back wing arms and the seat cushion and chair rail are in red, green, and yellow tweed [1970s fabric].

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1780-1800
Location of origin
NH, USA
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
birch (wood)
graining
upholstering
Object type
Furniture; Seating Furniture
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
Armchair
birch (wood)
Chair
Chair, Easy
chairs (furniture forms)
Curly Birch
easy chairs
graining
Painted
Upholstered
upholstering
Dimensions
53 x 40 x 32 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.573
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
10716

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