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Armchair

1969.1232.2AB (RS117257)

Description

Armchair [A], cane back and seat with natural finish. Carved crest and front serpentine seat rail. Partially upholstered arms. Shaped flat seat cushion [B] made by Dorothy Codman. Blue and white toile of a woman on a swing, 1890s reprint of a 1780 Jean Baptiste Huet design "L'escarpolette" (The Swing).

Details

Maker
Paine Furniture Company (Retailer)
Date
1885-1914
Inscriptions
"Paine Furniture Co./Boston, Mass." (Painted metal label)
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
beech (wood)
cane (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
armchairs
beech (wood)
cane (plant material)
Chair
toile (textile material)
Dimensions
37 1/8 x 24 3/8 x 26 1/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.1232.2AB
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
67340

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