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Spinning Chair

1991.810 (RS21393)

Description

The chair has rod-turned back legs which extend to stiles with ball finials; enclosed two arched slats; spindle; turned arms supported by rod-turned front legs which continue to arm supports; trapezoid-shaped rush seat; double-sprindle stretchers on front, back and sides; old green paint.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1770-1800
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
ash (wood)
maple (wood)
painting (coating)
rush (material)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Ash
ash (wood)
CHAIR, ARM
chairs (furniture forms)
Maple
maple (wood)
Painted
painting (coating)
Rush
rush (material)
Dimensions
35.25 x 17.75 x 12.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.810
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2593

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