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Side Chair

1991.884 (RS80892)

Description

Semi-circular molded crest with shaped and carved ears; reeded slats and stiles and arched lower rail; the rush seat is raised on block and baluster turned front legs ending in button feet, joined by baluster turned front stretcher; the square back legs are joined by a simply turned stretcher, side stretchers and medial stretchers; painted brown.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1730-1750
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
maple (wood)
molding (forming)
painting (coating)
rush (material)
turning (shaping process)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
CHAIR
chairs (furniture forms)
Maple
maple (wood)
Molded
molding (forming)
Painted
painting (coating)
Rush
rush (material)
side chairs
Turned
turning (shaping process)
Dimensions
49 x 17.625 x 14 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.884
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2662
Related Items
Title Side Chair Accession number 1991.883 Notes 1991.883 CHAIR, SIDE Relationship Part of set

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