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Rocking Chair

Description

Arrow back rocking chair with arms. Rocker has replaced crest rail and added comb back. Comb is pointed and stencilled with five spindles. Crest rail is grain painted and stenciled with fruit. Green wash painted over red graining. Rockers appear to be original. Arms have been stripped.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1830
Inscriptions
"Sold to/ Marrett 1, 35" (handwritten)
Location of origin
New England
Associated Building
Original To Marrett House (Standish, Me.).
Material
graining
pine (wood)
stenciling
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Chair, Rocking
graining
pine (wood)
rocking chairs
stenciling
Windsor rocking chairs
Dimensions
43 1/4 x 21 x 18 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1959.312
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances S. Marrett
GUSN
273422

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