Rocking chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1870-1900

GUSN

GUSN-22975

Description

Rocking chair w/ wooden frame and caned back and seat, all painted black; turned, raised top rail above crest rail connected by spindles. Turned finials atop stiles. No arms. 2 stretchers at front and sides, one back stretcher. Front legs have light ring turnings; front stretchers are vase-and-ring turned. Short rockers.

Details

Descriptive Terms

rocking chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
caning
painting (coating)
straw (plant material)
wood (plant material)
Straw
Painted
Caned
CHAIR, ROCKING

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

35.75 x 18 x 27 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.4698