Side Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1740-1760

GUSN

GUSN-2421

Description

The chair has a yoke-shaped chest rail and shaped stiles that enclose a vasiform splat in an upholstered seat; and baluster and block turned front legs that end in Spanish feet. The front stretcher is baluster turned, and the double side stretchers, as well as, the single back stretcher are rod-turned. It is Rosewood grain-painted, and upholstered in gold colored quilted linsey-woolsey fabric.

Details

Descriptive Terms

side chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
graining
linsey-woolsey
upholstering
wood (plant material)
Queen Anne
Wood
Linsey-Woolsey
Painted
Upholstered
Queen Anne
Grain painted
Chair

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1991.444.1,2

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

42 1/8 x 19 1/2 x 15 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.444.1-2