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Side chair

Description

Side chair with serpentine crest rail, vase-shaped splat, rhombus-shaped seat, turned legs and rails, ended-out Spanish feet, and rectangular back legs. Brown needlepoint seat cover depicts wreath of roses.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1730-1800
Possibly
Location of origin
United States, New England
Associated Building
Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
plant fiber
wood (plant material)
wool (hair)
Object type
Furniture; Seating Furniture
Descriptive terms
Chair
Chair, Side
plant fiber
side chairs
wood (plant material)
wool (hair)
Dimensions
39 x 19 1/2 x 14 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1958.215
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances Sortwell
GUSN
305577

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