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Chair

Description

Chair with scrolled head and arm rails and three additional dowel rails on back. Turned front legs and stretchers. Black paint with red slip. Elaborate polychrome stencil of rose spray on head rail, and flower garland with butterfly on seat rail. Rush seat.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1860
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
paint (coating)
rush (material)
stenciling
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture; Seating Furniture
Descriptive terms
armchairs
Chair
paint (coating)
rush (material)
stenciling
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
34 3/8 x 20 7/8 x 17 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1958.449
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances Sortwell
GUSN
308504

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