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Rocking Chair

1991.1533 (RS21413)

Description

Two ring-turned posts with ball finials enclosing three arched slats which are joined to turned front posts by tapering arms and rush seat; simple rockers; brown paint.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1700-1750
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
ash (wood)
oak (wood)
painting (coating)
rush (material)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Ash
CHAIR, ROCKING, CHILD'S
chairs (furniture forms)
Children's furnishing
Oak
oak (wood)
Painted
painting (coating)
Possibly ash (wood)
rocking chairs
Rush
rush (material)
Dimensions
20 x 16.25 x 16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1533
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3042

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