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Rocking Chair

1971.994 (RS117959)

Description

Ladder back rocking chair has ring turned stiles with bulbed finials, enclosing four concave rectangular slats; arms, legs and two front stretchers comparably turned; legs set on two rectangular rockers with rounded ends; two side and one rear dowel stretcher; woven rush seat; brown painted, possible old white paint underneath.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1899
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
hardwood
rush (material)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
CHAIR, ROCKING
chairs (furniture forms)
hardwood
rocking chairs
Rush
rush (material)
Unidentified Hardwood
Dimensions
44.125 x 21 x 30.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.994
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5904

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