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Rocking chair

Description

Knob finials surmount sausage-turned stiles enclosing 3 slightly shaped slats. Rectangular rush seat w/ exposed front corners. Double dowel stretchers front and sides; single stretcher in rear. Flat rockers added later. Black paint throughout (later); evidence of red stain underneath.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1860
Material
ash (wood)
maple (wood)
rush (material)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Ash
ash (wood)
CHAIR, ROCKING
chairs (furniture forms)
Maple
maple (wood)
rocking chairs
Rush
rush (material)
Dimensions
36 x 19.375 x 14.125 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1963.208
GUSN
25345

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