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Windsor Stool

1991.944 (RS21299)

Description

Deep blue-painted Shaker wooden stool; rectangular seat with groove carved just under the seat; four round, slightly splayed legs that taper towards the bottom with conforming stretchers. Distinctive deep bright blue color, somewhat dainty.

Details

Maker
Shaker Village (Maker)
Date
1815-1840
Inscriptions
On a jelly label on the underside of the seat: ""Shaker stool/from Canterbury/NH""
Location of origin
Canterbury, NH, USA
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
gluing
oak (wood)
painting (coating)
Object type
Furniture
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
Glued
gluing
Oak
oak (wood)
Painted
painting (coating)
STOOL
Windsor stools
Dimensions
21.25 x 13 x 11 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.944
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2719

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