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Rocking chair

1985.395 (RS118702)

Description

Rocking chair. Mahogany, mahogany veneer, pine, metal, fiber. "Lincoln" style rocker. Black horsehair upholstery. Mahogany veneered front rail. Attached, upholstered arm pads. Shaped back ending in small scrolled finials. Simple rockers with scrolled front ends support curved tapered front and rear legs. No stretchers.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1850
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
mahogany (wood)
metal
pine (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
CHAIR, ROCKING
chairs (furniture forms)
Empire
Empire (style)
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
metal
Pine
pine (wood)
rocking chairs
Unidentified Metal
Dimensions
25 1/3 x 15 1/4 x 21 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.395
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
24791

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