Easy Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1785-1805

GUSN

GUSN-181381

Description

Muslin-covered (no upholstery); serpentine crest rail flanked by separate serpentine-shaped wings attached to horizontal rolled arms that extend to the stile; straight from seat rail above molded and tapered cherry wood front legs; stretcher connecting canted rear legs; side stretchers joined by a medial stretcher; horsehair stuffing visible

Details

Descriptive Terms

easy chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
cherry (wood)
pine (wood)
linen (material)
muslin
horsehair
Federal
Chair, Easy

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

New England

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

44 3/4 x 32 1/2 x 30 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Leigh Keno

Accession Number

2005.12