Wing Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1780-1800

GUSN

GUSN-10716

Description

This chair has slightly arched crest with flaring wings and flaring scrolled arms and a trapezoidal seat cushion on tapering, square curly birch legs with straight rectangular grain painted stretchers; there are upholstered back wing arms and the seat cushion and chair rail are in red, green, and yellow tweed [1970s fabric].

Details

Descriptive Terms

easy chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
birch (wood)
graining
upholstering
Chair
Armchair
Chair, Easy
Curly Birch
Upholstered
Painted
Chair, Easy

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

NH, USA

Object Type

Furniture; Seating Furniture

Dimensions

53 x 40 x 32 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.573

Places

New Hampshire (United States)