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Hoop Back Windsor Armchair

1986.25 (RS25594)

Description

A hoop back chair with ten tapered spindles and shaped handholds, and an oval seat with a gentle peak at the front. It has splayed vase and reel turned arm supports, and stretchers with bulbous centers.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1785-1805
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
Norway spruce (wood)
ash (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Ash
ash (wood)
CHAIR
chairs (furniture forms)
Norway spruce (wood)
Pine
sack-back Windsor chairs
Windsor
Windsor chairs
Dimensions
35 x 25.5 x 14.75 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.25
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
50595

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