Ladderback

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1700-1750

GUSN

GUSN-11441

Description

The chair has acorn finials on cylinder turned back posts. They are joined by three arched slats and trapezoidal rush seat cylindar turned front posts, and "rod" turned box stretchers with a red-brown surface.

Details

Descriptive Terms

slat-back chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
rush (material)
turning (shaping process)
wood (plant material)
rush (material)
Wood
Rush
Turned
Chair

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

37 1/2 x 18 1/2 x 13 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.391