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Chair

Description

Victorian, Gothic revival side chair w/ woven, wool upholstery in imitation of needlepoint. Elaborately turned stiles enclose a carved and pierced splat culminating in crest of 3 shaped arches. Slightly flared overupholstered seat. Skirt has beaded insert and border of pierced geometric pendants. Turned front legs; shaped rectangular rear legs. Casters.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1865
Material
black walnut (wood)
metal
upholstering
wool (textile)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
black walnut (wood)
CHAIR
chairs (furniture forms)
Gothic Revival
metal
Unidentified Metal
Upholstered
upholstering
Victorian
Walnut
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
45.5 x 18.5 x 19 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1981.40
GUSN
55909

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