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Lolling chair

1949.373 (RS119492)

Description

Rectangular back with overupholstered serpentine crest. Shaped or curved open arms with incurved and fluted arm supports. Blocked rectangular front legs; raked-back rear legs with chamfered inner edge. Rectangular H-stretcher and back stretcher.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1795-1850
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
chamfering
mahogany (wood)
upholstering
wool (textile)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
CHAIR
chairs (furniture forms)
Chamfered
chamfering
crests (motifs)
Federal
Hepplewhite
lolling chairs
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Upholstered
upholstering
Wool
wool (textile)
Yoked Crest
Dimensions
42.5 x 27.125 x 25.625 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.373
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
7653

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