Side chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

ca. 1790

GUSN

GUSN-222251

Description

Federal style inlaid shield-backed side chair. The lower point of the shield has six shapes painted on it that looks like ship sails. The splat is three bars, ending in a vase form. The stiles are short and molded and the seat is a slip seat. The front legs are molded, there are three stretchers, and the back legs have an inward curve toward the bottom.

Details

Descriptive Terms

side chairs
mahogany (wood)
paint (coating)
cotton (textile)
inlay (process)
Federal
Chair

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

FD007

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

37 8/16 x 21 5/16 x 19 1/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.2594.2

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