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Morris Chair

1971.802 (RS117786)

Description

Adjustable mortise and tenon back with curved crest rail and three smaller curved horizontal rails and straight vertical stiles; flat broad arms with five mortise and tenon vertical splats on each side fitted into flat, rectangular apron; front and back square stiles support arms and aprons; all aprons joined to stiles by mortise wnd tenon; brown leather seat and back cushions; spring seat.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1900
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
leather
oak (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Arts and Crafts
Arts and Crafts (movement)
CHAIR, RECLINING
chairs (furniture forms)
leather
Leather
Morris chairs
Oak
oak (wood)
Dimensions
37.25 x 31.125 x 40 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.802
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5486

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