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Rocking Armchair

1977.778 (RS117089)

Description

Porch rocking chair; square back of woven rattan openwork patterned terminating in arms flowing from sides; solid woven squared seat with skirt; narrow rockers and whole frame bound with rattan fibers in wicker style; X-shaped central stretcher.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1920
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
paper (fiber product)
rattan
weaving
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
armchairs
CHAIR, ROCKING
chairs (furniture forms)
paper (fiber product)
Rattan
rattan
rocking chairs
Unidentified Paper
weaving
wood (plant material)
Woven
Dimensions
35.5 x 27.125 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.778
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4584

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