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Easy Chair

Description

Converted side chair. Low arch crest. Narrow wings on slightly concave top of flat arms. Upholstery of seat attached over rush seat. Understructure of chair appears to be a cut-down cc. 1710 sausage turned ladderback chair with turned legs and stretcher visible under glazed floral chintz upholstery. Castors on front legs, missing at rear.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1710
probably converted ca. 1900
Location of origin
New England
Associated Building
Original To Winslow Crocker House (Yarmouth Port, Mass.).
Material
ash (wood)
maple (wood)
rush (material)
upholstery
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
ash (wood)
Chair, Easy
easy chairs
Possibly maple (wood)
rush (material)
upholstery
People and organizations
Thacher, Mary
Dimensions
44 5/8 x 26 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1999.337
Credit Line
Estate of Guido Perera
GUSN
254779

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