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Armchair

1991.553 (RS21404)

Description

Turned back posts with ring- and ball-turned finials hold four arched slats. Flat arm rests and sausage-turned stretchers join turned front posts with ball hand holds to back. Rush seat. Double sausage-turned front stretchers. Double turned side stretchers; single back stretcher. Old red paint.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1680-1720
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
ash (wood)
maple (wood)
painting (coating)
rush (material)
turning (shaping process)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
armchairs
Ash
ash (wood)
CHAIR
chairs (furniture forms)
Maple
maple (wood)
Painted
painting (coating)
Rush
rush (material)
Turned
turning (shaping process)
Dimensions
46 x 24 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.553
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
8356

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