Side Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

GUSN

GUSN-222137

Description

Side chair with a concave, rounded crest rail that has oval shaped spindles with flowers painted on them. There are small knob finials, rounded stiles with gold leaves painted on them, tapered spindles with leaves painted on them, and a rounded splat. There is a rush seat. The front legs are tapered with leaves painted on, the back legs are rounded, and there are six stretchers between the legs. The front stretcher has an oval in the center that has a leaf painted on it.

Details

Descriptive Terms

side chairs
wood (plant material)
paint (coating)
rush (material)
Chair

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

35 4/16 x 17 15/16 x 15 7/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.2629