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Comb-back Windsor Side Chair

1991.1235 (RS21597)

Description

Comb-shaped crestrail over seven rod-turned spindles and baluster-turned stiles on shaped seat; raised on four splayed and bulbous turned legs; side stretchers and medial stretcher; painted black with yellow-gold pinstriping.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1810
Inscriptions
On a jelly jar label on the underseat is written: ""C.B. /Little""
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
hickory (wood)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
Object type
Furniture; Seating Furniture
Descriptive terms
Chair
Chair, Side
hickory (wood)
high-back Windsor chairs
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
Dimensions
34 1/2 x 17 1/2 x 16 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1235
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2785

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