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Rocking chair

1949.681 (RS119792)

Description

Black-painted with yoke crest; stencilled floral motif at center. Round stiles curve forward to join mahogany arms; scrolled handholds. Front arm supports, legs and stretcher are vase and ring turned. Seat curves up at back, scrolls down at front. Rear legs, side and rear stretchers are round; rectangular rockers.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
mahogany (wood)
pine (wood)
stenciling
turning (shaping process)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Boston
CHAIR, ROCKING
chairs (furniture forms)
crests (motifs)
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Pine
pine (wood)
rocking chairs
Stenciled
stenciling
Turned
turning (shaping process)
Yoked Crest
Dimensions
38.75 x 23.75 x 31.625 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.681
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
7995

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