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1992.391 (RS21594)

Description

The chair has acorn finials on cylinder turned back posts. They are joined by three arched slats and trapezoidal rush seat cylindar turned front posts, and "rod" turned box stretchers with a red-brown surface.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1700-1750
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
rush (material)
turning (shaping process)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Chair
chairs (furniture forms)
Rush
rush (material)
slat-back chairs
Turned
turning (shaping process)
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
37 1/2 x 18 1/2 x 13 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.391
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11441

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