Side chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

GUSN

GUSN-222254

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
walnut (nut)
cotton (textile)
Late Victorian
Chair

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

FD362

Related Items

Title Side chair Accession Number 2006.44.2595.1

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.2595.2