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Fancy Side Chair

1986.719 (RS25604)

Description

The chair has a turned scrolled crest rail, arched stiles, two slats, a balloon-shaped rush seat, turned raking front legs, round tapering rear legs, and bowed front stretchers. It is grain-painted.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1840
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
ash (wood)
graining
rush (material)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Ash
ash (wood)
CHAIR
chairs (furniture forms)
graining
Painted
Rush
rush (material)
side chairs
Dimensions
33.5 x 17 x 18 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.719
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
51075

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