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Garden Settee and Chair

Description

Each comprised of flattened reeded, iron elements. The settee is of double back form with an interlaced undulating crest and overlapping "loop" lower back on a horizontally slatted seat supported by stiles that continue to raked back legs. The arms begin at the top of the back stile and continue to form the front legs. The legs are joined by side red form stretchers and a conforming arched medial stretcher. The arm chair of conforming design. Both painted white.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1810-1830
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
iron (metal)
painting (coating)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
chairs (furniture forms)
Iron
iron (metal)
multiple-seating furniture
Painted
painting (coating)
SETTEE AND CHAIR
settees
Sheraton
Dimensions
34 x 43 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1724.1-2
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11397

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