Side Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1770-1800

GUSN

GUSN-241503

Description

Chippendale side chair; three pierced slats that echo the pierced crest; beaded edge on Marlborough legs; "H" stretcher; stretcher across the back; cream damask upholstery; old webbing (probably original).

Details

Descriptive Terms

side chairs
cherry (wood)
cloth
Furniture
Chair, Dining

Inscription

"Old Houses to Be opened TOM" (pieces of old (1934) newspaper clipping; very little of clipping survives)
"Lear and two chairs made of wood cut in the Lear gardens, stood in the west parlor of the house at the time Washington (his) famous call" (printed)

Associated Building

Used At Lady Pepperell House (Kittery Point, Me.),

Related Items

Title Side Chair Accession Number 1942.1237

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

38 3/16 x 21 13/16 x 17 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1942.1236

Places

Kittery Point (York county, Maine)
Maine (United States)
New England (United States) [general region]