Side Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1840-1870

GUSN

GUSN-181264

Description

Elizabethan Revival, walnut side chair with woolen, needlepoint seat. Two (ballister-turned) crest rails and one splat shoe. Two finial topped spool-turned stiles and four banisters. Low, spool-turned arms with round, polished handholds. Undecorated, rectanuglar rear legs, slightly bowed. Spool-turned front legs meet a seat rail holding a multi-colored, geometric-patterned needlepoint seat. Seat is padded and lined on the sides with velvet and trim.

Details

Descriptive Terms

side chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
wood (plant material)
wool (textile)
velvet (fabric weave)
geometric motifs
Elizabethan Revival
Chair

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

36 3/16 x 19 1/2 x 21 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Thomas Michie

Accession Number

2005.3.1