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Rocking chair

1998.1455.5 (RS23447)

Description

Rocking chair, cottage-style; part of a suite. Painted light green with striping and floral detail in darker greens, white and gray. Carved crest rail with four slender turned spindles connected at bottom to the top rail of the caned lower back. Curving stiles, caned seat, slight cabriole front legs, flat concave front stretcher. Rests on rockers.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1858
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
CHAIR, ROCKING
chairs (furniture forms)
Cottage
Painted
painting (coating)
rocking chairs
Tudor Revival
wood (plant material)
People and organizations
A.G. Manning
Dimensions
38 1/4 x 18 1/4 x 29 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.1455.5
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18789

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