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Side chair

1998.5702 (RS23418)

Description

Thumb-back Windsor chair, painted white. Stiles curve backward and flatten into thumbs at back. Flat crest rail above 4 spindles, tapered at top and w/ ball turnings 3/4 from bottom. Solid plank seat w/ incised line as border. Bamboo turned legs that flare outward. Bamboo turned stretcher at either side and back; plain stretcher at front.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1860
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
CHAIR, SIDE
chairs (furniture forms)
Painted
painting (coating)
side chairs
Windsor
Windsor chairs
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
33.5 x 16.75 x 15.25 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5702
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
23794

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