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Side Chair

Description

Side chair. Birch or maple. Rush seat. Anglular yoke crest and pointed ears. Square, tapering stiles with chamfered back edges. pierced splat with central carrot piercing and horizontal splat rail. Trapezoidal seat frame covered in rush with exposed wooden corners, straight legs, and box stretchers. Stretchers and outer corner of front legs display beaded edges. Wood stained a reddish brown.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1780-1820
Associated Building
Used at Barrett House (New Ipswich, N.H.).
Material
birch (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
Birch
birch (wood)
CHAIR
chairs (furniture forms)
Chippendale
side chairs
Dimensions
41 1/8 x 19 5/8 x 14 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1948.146
Credit Line
Gift of Charles K. Davis
GUSN
63762

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