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Rocking Armchair

1971.725 (RS117729)

Description

Green upholstered backward scrolled crest with upholstered curved chair back; scrolled and curved mahogany stiles supporting upholstery and curving down to become raked back legs; curved mahogany arm with upholstered covers; arm curves into C-scrolled handle-holds that have hourglass-shaped arm supports; raked front legs; straight apron; stile, arm, handhold and apron serve as frame for upholstered panels; upholstered padded seat; rectangular rockers terminate in rounded ends.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1835-1850
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
damask
mahogany (wood)
upholstering
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
armchairs
CHAIR, ROCKING
chairs (furniture forms)
damask
Damask
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
rocking chairs
Scroll
scrolls (motifs)
Upholstered
upholstering
Victorian
Dimensions
45.25 x 23.375 x 33.625 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.725
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5379

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