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Side chair

1986.493 (RS25582)

Description

Side chair. Probably birch with original brown stain. Flattened serpentine crest rail over two serpentine slats; rush seat . Rests on straight front legs with beaded outer edge with box stretchers, the front of which has a beaded edge.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1810
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
birch (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Birch
CHAIR
chairs (furniture forms)
Chippendale
Possibly birch (wood)
side chairs
Dimensions
37 1/2 x 18 x 14 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.493
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
50892
Reference Notes
Jobe, Brock and Myrna Kaye. New England Furniture: The Colonial Era. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1984.
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