Garden Settee and Chair

Date

1810-1830

GUSN

GUSN-11397

Description

Each comprised of flattened reeded, iron elements. The settee is of double back form with an interlaced undulating crest and overlapping "loop" lower back on a horizontally slatted seat supported by stiles that continue to raked back legs. The arms begin at the top of the back stile and continue to form the front legs. The legs are joined by side red form stretchers and a conforming arched medial stretcher. The arm chair of conforming design. Both painted white.

Details

Descriptive Terms

settees
chairs (furniture forms)
multiple-seating furniture
iron (metal)
painting (coating)
Sheraton
Iron
Painted
Sheraton
SETTEE AND CHAIR

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

1991.1724.1,2

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

34 x 43 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1724.1-2