Rocking chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1900-1930

GUSN

GUSN-222135

Description

Shaker style rocking chair with turned knob finials, round stiles and shaped flat back splats. It has a flat, black and red woven seat, curved arm, tapered balusters, and mushroom terminals. The front and rear legs are rounded with seven round stretchers between them. The rockers are tapered.

Details

Descriptive Terms

rocking chairs
wood (plant material)
cotton (textile)
Shaker (Christian sect)
Chair, Rocking

Inscription

"Shaker's / No. 6 / Trade Mark / Mt. Lebanon, N.Y." (Text fits into an oval, around a rocking chairl)

Pattern

Shaker #6 Rocker

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

FD335

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

New Lebanon, New York

Dimensions

17 6/16 x 23 14/16 x 29 3/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.2600

Places

New York state (United States)
New Lebanon (Columbia county, New York state)