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Armchair

1970.427 (RS115353)

Description

Gothic Revival open arm tracery back with center top quatrefoil design and crocket. Back is flanked by two rectangular stiles with acorn finials at top and quatrefoil blocks at lower back rail. Curved arms roll back at front rail and form a three part floral motif. Quatrefoil blocks at Front rail echo design of back rail; Octagonal and tapered front legs and slightly flared rear legs are all on castors. Red velvet upholstered seat with matching braid. \n

Details

Maker
Probably Brooks, Thomas, 1811-1887 (Maker)
Date
c. 1846
Location of origin
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Associated Building
Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.).
Material
walnut (wood)
wool (textile)
Object type
Furniture; Seating Furniture
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
Acorn
acorn
armchairs
Chair
chairs (furniture forms)
Gothic Revival
Quatrefoil
quatrefoils
Walnut
walnut (wood)
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
49 x 21 x 20 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.427
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret Carson Holt
GUSN
64474

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