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Easy Chair

Description

Easy chair (.a) with serpentine crest, shaped wings, straight arms with curved arm supports. Turned legs with box stretchers, spiral twist turning on front stretcher. Needlework and lindsey-woolsey upholstery cushion (.b) added in 20th century to the 19th century frame.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1900
Associated Building
Original to Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House (Gloucester, Mass.).
Material
oak (wood)
turning (shaping process)
upholstering
Object type
Furniture; Seating Furniture
Descriptive terms
Armchair
Chair
Chair, Easy
chairs (furniture forms)
Colonial Revival
Oak
oak (wood)
Turned
turning (shaping process)
Upholstered
upholstering
Dimensions
4.75 x 29.75 x 21.75 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1942.1685
Credit Line
Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann
GUSN
60755

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