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Rocking Chair

1971.559 (RS116372)

Description

Rounded finials have three ring turnings at top; turned stiles enclose two slats which support woven back; front legs, two side stretchers and single rear stretcher are all round; front two stretchers have vase and ring turnings; legs sit on rectangular rockers with tapered ends; woven rush seat; painted brown over yellow.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1850
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
rush (material)
weaving
wicker
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
CHAIR, ROCKING
chairs (furniture forms)
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
pine (wood)
Possibly wicker
rocking chairs
Rush
rush (material)
weaving
Wicker
Woven
Dimensions
35.5 x 17.25 x 26 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.559
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5193

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