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Side Chair

1991.1470 (RS21595)

Description

Side chair. Ladderback form. Maple. American Shaker. Round side posts with high acorn finials are continuous to rear legs; three arched back splats on round, front legs with tapered feet; double stretchers on three sides; one rear stretcher; rear feet fitted with tilting sockets; wood painted with blotchy graining in red paint (mostly worn); has new woven-tape seat in black and tan.

Details

Maker
Brown, James S. (Maker)
Date
1840-1880
Location of origin
Lee, MA, USA
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
joining
maple (wood)
mortise-and-tenon joints
turning (shaping process)
weaving
Object type
Furniture
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
CHAIR
chairs (furniture forms)
joining
Maple
maple (wood)
Mortise & Tenon
mortise-and-tenon joints
Shaker
Shaker (Christian sect)
side chairs
Turned
turning (shaping process)
weaving
Woven
Dimensions
38 x 18 1/2 x 14 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1470
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2990

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