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Lolling chair

1949.554.1 (RS119671)

Description

Raked-back with over-upholstered rounded crest. Outward curving arms join sloping arm supports. Exposed rectangular front skirt or seat rail on flat upholstered seat. Tapered rectangular front legs; rear legs raked. Back and side stretchers rectangular, as is medial front stretcher. Hems, arm supports, front legs and skirt have light string inlay. Upholstery: dark green ribbed cotton.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1900
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
cotton (textile)
mahogany (wood)
upholstering
upholstery
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
CHAIR
chairs (furniture forms)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
lolling chairs
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Upholstered
upholstering
upholstery
Upholstery
Dimensions
46.25 x 27 (HxW), 24.125 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.554.1
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
7531

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