Easy Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1850-1875

GUSN

GUSN-11656

Description

It has an upholstered and tufted low arched back that continues to rolled out arms; and a puffy, untufted seat with a molded serpentine front seat rail and straight molded side rails. It has corner front blocks over incised vase form legs with beaded brass rings. It has squared, angled back legs that are all raised on wood and metal castors. It is upholstered in gold brocade fabric with raised frond pattern. It has a dark finish (made to look like mahogany or walnut), though it is not ebonized.

Details

Descriptive Terms

easy chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
cherry (wood)
cotton (textile)
cloth
metal
silk (textile)
upholstering
cherry (wood)
Cherry
Cotton
Silk
Upholstered
Unidentified Metal
Synthetic Fabric
CHAIR, EASY

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

29 x 30.5 x 30 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.743