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Side Chair

1971.609.4 (RS117636)

Description

Klismo-shaped side chairs have raked back legs; straight seat rail; curvilinear stiles with one rectangular splat and slightly larger rectangular crest rail, both veneered. .1) Seat upholstered in red and white reproduction copper plated cotton. .2-.4) Sets in red wool damask.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1840
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
damask
mahogany (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
CHAIR
chairs (furniture forms)
damask
Damask
Empire
Empire (style)
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
side chairs
Dimensions
33.5 x 18 x 18.25 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.609.4
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5245

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