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Highchair

Description

Highchair. Repainted wood. Rectangular crest rail over three tapered, arched, and turned spindles and stiles. Straight turned arms with conforming supports on thick shaped seat incised with conforming and decorative line. Raised on four splayed bamboo-turned legs with bamboo boxed stretchers. Round-fronted foot rest mounted to front legs; painted brown with gold highlights over earlier yellow paint.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1825
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
maple (wood)
pine (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
HIGHCHAIR
highchairs (children's chairs)
Maple
Pine
Possibly maple (wood)
Possibly pine (wood)
Dimensions
31 1/3 x 16 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.439
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
50844

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