Prince of Wales Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1790-1810

GUSN

GUSN-181367

Description

Open shield back with splat of three ostrich feathers tied with ribbon; turned wood legs- front legs are straight, with tapered columns and tapered columns and tapered feet; back legs are curved outward; wood is painted light and dark green with floral decoration on shield back and legs; evidence of gilding; seat mimics shape of shield back; modern moss green velvet upholstery; upholstery tacks all around lower edge of upholstery.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
wood (plant material)
painting (coating)
turning (shaping process)
carving (processes)
upholstery
Chair

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

35 3/4 x 21 1/2 x 20 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Cynthia Forbes Lyman (Mrs. John Lowell Lyman)

Accession Number

2005.9.2