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Side Chair

Description

Side chair with a concave, rounded crest rail that has oval shaped spindles with flowers painted on them. There are small knob finials, rounded stiles with gold leaves painted on them, tapered spindles with leaves painted on them, and a rounded splat. There is a rush seat. The front legs are tapered with leaves painted on, the back legs are rounded, and there are six stretchers between the legs. The front stretcher has an oval in the center that has a leaf painted on it.

Details

Maker
unknown
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
paint (coating)
rush (material)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Chair
paint (coating)
rush (material)
side chairs
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
35 4/16 x 17 15/16 x 15 7/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.2629
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
222137

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