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Cottage-Style Side Chair

1970.456 (RS115377)

Description

Side chair with simple rounded crest rail surmounting a spindle back with four bulb and ring turned spindles enclosed by corresponding turned stiles. The round styles continue to round tapered legs, canted back. Front legs are turned and splayed. Ring and bulb turned frontal stretcher with two side and one rear dowel stretchers. Saddle-shaped cane seat. Painted bright red with gilt banding; repainted c. 1880s.\n

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1845-1860
Associated Building
Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.).
Material
caning
gilding
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
turning (shaping process)
Object type
Furniture; Seating Furniture
Descriptive terms
Caned
caning
Chair
chairs (furniture forms)
Gilded
gilding
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
pine (wood)
side chairs
Turned
turning (shaping process)
Dimensions
32 7/8 x 15 3/4 x 15 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.456
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret Carson Holt
GUSN
64866
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