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Side Chair

Description

Elizabethan Revival, walnut side chair with woolen, needlepoint seat. Two (ballister-turned) crest rails and one splat shoe. Two finial topped spool-turned stiles and four banisters. Low, spool-turned arms with round, polished handholds. Undecorated, rectanuglar rear legs, slightly bowed. Spool-turned front legs meet a seat rail holding a multi-colored, geometric-patterned needlepoint seat. Seat is padded and lined on the sides with velvet and trim.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1870
Material
velvet (fabric weave)
wood (plant material)
wool (textile)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Chair
chairs (furniture forms)
Elizabethan Revival
geometric motifs
side chairs
velvet (fabric weave)
wood (plant material)
wool (textile)
Dimensions
36 3/16 x 19 1/2 x 21 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2005.3.1
Credit Line
Gift of Thomas Michie
GUSN
181264

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