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Side chair

Description

Painted fancy chair, black paint and upholstered in yellow silk. Front straight and tapered legs, detailed w/ simple gold and green flowers on front facing side. Back curving rear legs and back. Splat is square, detailed w/ gold and green flowers. Splat is of central vase and two angled slats. The vase is painted w/ reds and yellow w/ draped beads. From top of vase spring large, complex flowers in red, yellow, and blue. The painted flowers extend onto crest rail. The back of splat is painted only black.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1800
Material
ash (wood)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
Ash
ash (wood)
CHAIR
chairs (furniture forms)
floral patterns
Flower
flowers (plants)
side chairs
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
35 x 19.375 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1957.305.1
GUSN
17340

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