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Side Chair

1991.444.1-2 (RS21599)

Description

The chair has a yoke-shaped chest rail and shaped stiles that enclose a vasiform splat in an upholstered seat; and baluster and block turned front legs that end in Spanish feet. The front stretcher is baluster turned, and the double side stretchers, as well as, the single back stretcher are rod-turned. It is Rosewood grain-painted, and upholstered in gold colored quilted linsey-woolsey fabric.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1740-1760
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
graining
linsey-woolsey
upholstering
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Chair
chairs (furniture forms)
Grain painted
graining
Linsey-Woolsey
linsey-woolsey
Painted
Queen Anne
side chairs
Upholstered
upholstering
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
42 1/8 x 19 1/2 x 15 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.444.1-2
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2421

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