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Rocking Chair

1977.702 (RS117021)

Description

Rocker with S-scroll arm supports, saber legs, serpentine stiles with carved water leaf on stile just above arm padding; upholstered in tan cotton.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1860
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
cotton (textile)
mahogany (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
CHAIR, ROCKING
chairs (furniture forms)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
rocking chairs
Scroll
scrolls (motifs)
Dimensions
34 x 41 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.702
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4465

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