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Rocking Chair

1949.677 (RS119788)

Description

Ladder-back rocking chair; woven reed or splint seat; turned leges and back; urn-shaped finials; front legs protrude above the seat in rounded stumps; arm rests are attached to stretchers rather than seat with long turned posts; arms gently curve into a circular hand rest; rockers are short extending just beyond the legs in front and back with a curvy shape on top.

Details

Maker
unknown
Associated Building
Used At Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
reed (grass, material)
turning (shaping process)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Chair, Rocking
Furniture
reed (grass, material)
Reeding
rocking chairs
turning (shaping process)
Wood
wood (plant material)
Accession Number
1949.677
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
250151

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