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High Chair

1991.1074 (RS21600)

Description

The highchair tapers round the back posts with acorn finials joined by two arched slats. Carved arms with scrolled hand holds on tapering round front posts, and a double set of box stretchers (only back). It has a rush seat and it's all painted red.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1820
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
chairs (furniture forms)
Hardwood
HIGHCHAIR
highchairs (children's chairs)
Dimensions
39 x 11 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1074
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3288

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