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Rocking chair

1949.679 (RS119790)

Description

Yoke crest supported by curved, tapered spindles. Stiles angle forward to mahogany arms with scrolled handholds; four tapered arm supports. Seat curves up at back; scrolls downward at front. Front legs and stretcher are ring turned. Rear legs, side and rear stretchers are round. Rests on rectangular rockers. Painted black; green linear highlights.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1834-1867
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
mahogany (wood)
painting (coating)
turning (shaping process)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Boston
CHAIR, ROCKING
chairs (furniture forms)
crests (motifs)
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Painted
painting (coating)
rocking chairs
Turned
turning (shaping process)
wood (plant material)
Yoked Crest
Dimensions
42.125 x 23 x 26.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.679
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
7994

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