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Side Chair

1986.19.1 (RS25585)

Description

Side chair. Mahogany, maple/birch, leather upholstery. Molded shield-shaped back with three shaped uncarved ribs radiating from the lunette. Molded stiles, leather covered seats with double row of brass tacks, and tapered and molded front legs with "H" shaped stretchers. Legs have a pronounced taper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1795-1805
Location of origin
Boston, MA
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
birch (wood)
leather
mahogany (wood)
maple (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Birch
birch (wood)
CHAIR
chairs (furniture forms)
Federal
Hepplewhite
leather
Leather
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Maple
maple (wood)
side chairs
Dimensions
37 1/2 x 21 x 17 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.19.1
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
50592

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