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Windsor Side Chair

1991.451 (RS21395)

Description

A "birdcage" or rod back Windsor chair, with a slightly bowed crest rail over a second crest rail and seven spindles. They lie over a shaped seat and splayed bamboo turned legs with rod turned box stretchers. The legs have been lengthened to make chair desk height. It is painted black.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1820
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Chair
chairs (furniture forms)
Painted
painting (coating)
side chairs
Windsor
Windsor chairs
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
38 7/8 x 20 x 15 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.451
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2428

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