Side Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1855-1859

GUSN

GUSN-223646

Description

Dark wood, side chair with blue damask silk seat. Carved crest rail with two scallop shells and hand-hole. Crest rail creates four peaked arches between rectangular stiles and three bannisters, reminiscent of Gothic tracery.

Details

Descriptive Terms

side chairs
wood (plant material)
silk (textile)
metal
carving (processes)
tracery
Gothic Revival
floral patterns
Chair

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

35 3/16 x 18 1/2 x 17 11/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Anne R. Curelier

Accession Number

2004.35

Places

Newport (Rhode Island island, Newport county, Rhode Island)
Rhode Island (United States)