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Lolling chair

Description

Upholstered lolling chair (a) with serpentine head rail, partially upholstered arms, and tapering square legs. Wood portion of arms also square, arms and front legs beaded on edges. Cloth covering is couched black wool over brown canvas. Pillow (b) upholstered with matching fabric.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1825
Location of origin
United States, New England
Associated Building
Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
canvas
wood (plant material)
wool (textile)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
canvas
Chair, Easy
lolling chairs
wood (plant material)
wool (textile)
Dimensions
40 1/2 x 23 1/2 x 22 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1958.239AB
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances Sortwell
GUSN
289556

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