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Boston rocker

1986.406 (RS25596)

Description

Rectangular scrolled crest over 7 spindles; curved arms w/ scrolled hand holds; cane seat; scrolled seat rail; turned legs; box stretchers; some parts rosewood grain painted.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1860
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
cane (plant material)
graining
maple (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Boston rockers
Cane
cane (plant material)
CHAIR, ROCKING
chairs (furniture forms)
graining
Maple
maple (wood)
Painted
Dimensions
38.25 x 24 x 28 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.406
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
50823

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