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Description

The chair has a serpentine crest rail over three conforming slats and a rush seat. It has straight front legs with a beaded edge and a box stretcher.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1780-1810
Location of origin
MA, Newbury or Newburyport, Massachusetts; Newbury, MA; Newburyport, MA
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
birch (wood)
maple (wood)
rush (material)
Object type
Furniture
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
Birch
birch (wood)
CHAIR
chairs (furniture forms)
Chippendale
Mahogany
maple (wood)
Rush
rush (material)
Dimensions
36.25 x 20.75 x 15.625 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.38.1
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
50608
Reference Notes
Jobe, Brock and Myrna Kaye. New England Furniture: The Colonial Era. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1984.
Related Items
Title Chair Accession number 1986.38.2 Notes 1986.38 2 CHAIR Relationship Part of set

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