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Slat-back Rocker

1971.1666 (RS118348)

Description

Round stiles have acorn-like finial, enclosing two rectangular slats that hold four rectangular spindles. Woven rush seat. Round legs. Two front, two side, and one back dowel stretcher. Rectangular rockers with rounded ends pierce legs. Painted white.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1899
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
rush (material)
weaving
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
acorn
Acorn
CHAIR, ROCKING
chairs (furniture forms)
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
pine (wood)
rocking chairs
Rush
rush (material)
slat-back chairs
weaving
Woven
Dimensions
33.25 x 16.5 x 24.125 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1666
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
12535

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