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Ribbon-Back Side Chair

1971.597A (RS80670)

Description

Rectangular form, trapazoidal shaped seat; straight, molded Marlborough legs; straight plain rectangular stretchers; reeled stiles; three pierced, wiggled slats surmounted by pierced, wiggled crest rail with carved rounded ears; over upholstered seat; painted black throughout.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1815
Associated Building
Used At Rundlet-May House. Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
birch (wood)
mahogany (wood)
maple (wood)
upholstering
Object type
Furniture; Seating Furniture
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
birch (wood)
Chair
chairs (furniture forms)
Chippendale
mahogany (wood)
maple (wood)
ribbon-back chairs
side chairs
upholstering
Dimensions
40 1/2 x 21 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.597A
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
12060

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