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Side Chair

1991.883 (RS80892)

Description

Semi-circular molded crest flanked by carved ears over reeded slats and stiles; arched lower rail; the rush seat is raised on block and baluster turned front legs ending in ball and button feet; joined by baluster turned front stretcher; square back legs; turned side stretchers and medial stretcher; painted black.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1730-1750
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
maple (wood)
painting (coating)
rush (material)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
CHAIR, SIDE
chairs (furniture forms)
Maple
maple (wood)
Painted
painting (coating)
Rush
rush (material)
side chairs
Dimensions
49 x 17.625 x 14 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.883
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2661
Related Items
Title Side Chair Accession number 1991.884 Notes 1991.884 CHAIR Relationship Part of set

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