Side chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1770-1790

GUSN

GUSN-17478

Description

Six ribbon back side chairs and one arm chair; carved and pierced ribbons and on the crest rail carved ears; upholstered in green satin damask; molded Marlborough legs; H and stretchers; saddle seat; style very popular in later 18th century.

Details

Descriptive Terms

side chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
mahogany (wood)
silver maple (wood)
birch (wood)
Mahogany
Maple
Damask
CHAIR

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Boston, MA; Salem, MA

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

36 x 21.125 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1948.131C

Reference Notes

Jobe, Brock and Myrna Kaye. New England Furniture: The Colonial Era. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1984.

Places

Possibly