Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1808-1815

GUSN

GUSN-2006

Description

Chair, one of a pair. Painted oak. Continuous bent front leg to stile, bentwood back; original paint displays peacock feathers and banding.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
oak (wood)
bentwood
paint (coating)
Fancy
Painted
Bentwood
Fancy
Feather
Chair

Inscription

""S. GRAGG/BOSTON/PATENT"" branded into front seat rail.

Maker

Gragg, Samuel (American cabinetmaker, 1772-ca. 1855) (Furniture maker)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

33 x 18 1/4 x 28 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Harry Aarons

Accession Number

1961.145B

Places

Massachusetts (United States)