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Birdcage Windsor Armchair

1970.450 (RS115371)

Description

Square backed Windsor armchair, canted backward with bamboo-turned stiles enclosing seven bamboo-turned spindles surmounted by “bird-cage” rectangular crest rail with slightly defined pointed “ears”. Bamboo-turned arms with conforming spindles and arm support. Saddle seat with enclosed line border band. Splayed bamboo-turned legs with block stretchers. Repainted leaf-green over black (may have been originally black).\n

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1850
Associated Building
Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.).
Material
ash (wood)
caning
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
turning (shaping process)
Object type
Furniture; Seating Furniture
Descriptive terms
armchairs
Ash
ash (wood)
Caned
caning
Chair
Chair, Windsor
chairs (furniture forms)
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
pine (wood)
Turned
turning (shaping process)
Windsor
Windsor chairs
Dimensions
33 8/9 x 20 1/2 x 15 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.450
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret Carson Holt
GUSN
64796

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