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Rocking chair

1998.303 (RS23431)

Description

Rocking chair w/ bee-hive turned balustrade forming crest rail. Similar turnings forming finials atop stiles, arm pieces, and front stretcher. Wicker back of mesh design; caned seat.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1894
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
caning
painting (coating)
straw (plant material)
turning (shaping process)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Caned
caning
CHAIR, ROCKING
chairs (furniture forms)
Painted
painting (coating)
rocking chairs
Straw
straw (plant material)
Turned
turning (shaping process)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
43.25 x 25 x 35 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.303
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
20080

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