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Wing chair

Description

Upholstered wing chair with serpentine back, S-curved arms, cabriole legs, and claw-and-ball feet. Rear legs rectangular. Brown wool covering couched couched with black. In center of back is square needlepoint with flowers, fish, butterfly, bicycle, bee, horn and key on black background.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1750-1800
Probably
Associated Building
Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
wood (plant material)
wool (textile)
Object type
Furniture; Seating Furniture
Descriptive terms
Armchair
Chair
Chair, Wing
easy chairs
wood (plant material)
wool (textile)
Dimensions
46 x 28 x 20 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1958.371
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances Sortwell
GUSN
305634

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