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Chair

1991.1648 (RS21601)

Description

Turned back posts with modified mushroom finials joined by three arched slats (one slat below seat). Rounded front posts and a trapezoidal shaped seat; three red-turned stretchers front and sides, two red-turned stretchers at the back, painted red. A woven string seat.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1800
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
painting (coating)
string (fiber product)
turning (shaping process)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Chair
chairs (furniture forms)
Painted
painting (coating)
String
string (fiber product)
Turned
turning (shaping process)
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
37.5 x 18 x 14 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1648
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3144

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