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Paint-decorated Cane-seat Chairs

1992.392.1-2 (RS21596)

Description

Shaped crest rail with an arcaded lower base over turned stiles; four turned spindles and a second rail; shaped, caned seats; four turned legs are joined by double "rod" stretchers at the sides and single "rod" back stretchers and turned front stretcher. Painted light gray and pinstriped in blue with polychrome flower at the crest rail.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1860
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
turning (shaping process)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Chair
chairs (furniture forms)
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
pine (wood)
Turned
turning (shaping process)
Dimensions
32 x 17 x 16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.392.1-2
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11442

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