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Lolling Chair

Description

Chair in Federal styling that is possibly a reproducation. Low serpentine crest. Serpentine mahogany arms and supports, line inlay tapering rectangle echos shape of support. Support tenoned onto square tapering front legs with lightwood veneer panel on face level with seat rail. Lower leg has tapering rectangle of line inlay, which runs down to horizontal band of dark inlay marking foot. Plain parametal stretchers except on front which is dovetailed 4" back into side stretchers. Gold velveteen overpadded upholstery with evidence of previous scarlet and gold brocade covering.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1785-1815
possibly
Location of origin
USA, New England
Associated Building
Original To Winslow Crocker House (Yarmouth Port, Mass.).
Material
ash (wood)
birch (wood)
mahogany (wood)
velveteen
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
ash (wood)
Chair
Federal
lolling chairs
mahogany (wood)
Possibly birch (wood)
Possibly reproductions
velveteen
People and organizations
Thacher, Mary
Dimensions
46 x 25 7/8 x 18 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1999.224
Credit Line
Estate of Guido R Perera
GUSN
253479

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