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Easy Chair

2005.12 (RS30967)

Description

Muslin-covered (no upholstery); serpentine crest rail flanked by separate serpentine-shaped wings attached to horizontal rolled arms that extend to the stile; straight from seat rail above molded and tapered cherry wood front legs; stretcher connecting canted rear legs; side stretchers joined by a medial stretcher; horsehair stuffing visible

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1785-1805
Location of origin
New England
Material
cherry (wood)
horsehair
linen (material)
muslin
pine (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Chair, Easy
chairs (furniture forms)
cherry (wood)
easy chairs
Federal
horsehair
linen (material)
muslin
pine (wood)
Dimensions
44 3/4 x 32 1/2 x 30 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2005.12
Credit Line
Gift of Leigh Keno
GUSN
181381

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