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Chair

Description

Child's rush-seated chair with ladder back. Its high back has two cross splats. Side uprights teminate in turned knobs. Four short legs with stretchers. Painted dark red with dark yellow painted rush seat.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1775-1825
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
maple (wood)
painting (coating)
rush (material)
turning (shaping process)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
CHAIR
chairs (furniture forms)
Children's furnishing
Maple
maple (wood)
Painted
painting (coating)
Rush
rush (material)
Turned
turning (shaping process)
Dimensions
22.5 x 13.25 (HxW), 10 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.544
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
8347

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