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Side chair

Description

One of a set of three side chairs with red velvet upholstery in diamond pattern tacked with brass tacks. Front legs are straight, reeded, and tapered to floor. Stiles and rails squared, reeded, with rosettes at four corners where they meet. Back formed of three reeded Y-shaped slats.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1775-1810
Location of origin
United States, New England
Associated Building
Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
velvet (fabric weave)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Chair
side chairs
velvet (fabric weave)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
34 x 20 1/2 x 17 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1958.231.1
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances Sortwell
GUSN
289558
Related Items
Title Side chair Accession number 1958.231.3
Title Side chair Accession number 1958.231.2

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