Slat-back Rocker

Date

1800-1899

GUSN

GUSN-12535

Description

Round stiles have acorn-like finial, enclosing two rectangular slats that hold four rectangular spindles. Woven rush seat. Round legs. Two front, two side, and one back dowel stretcher. Rectangular rockers with rounded ends pierce legs. Painted white.

Details

Descriptive Terms

rocking chairs
slat-back chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
rush (material)
weaving
acorn
pine (wood)
rush (material)
Pine
Rush
Woven
Painted
Acorn
CHAIR, ROCKING

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

33.25 x 16.5 x 24.125 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1666