Rocking chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1825-1850

GUSN

GUSN-24791

Description

Rocking chair. Mahogany, mahogany veneer, pine, metal, fiber. "Lincoln" style rocker. Black horsehair upholstery. Mahogany veneered front rail. Attached, upholstered arm pads. Shaped back ending in small scrolled finials. Simple rockers with scrolled front ends support curved tapered front and rear legs. No stretchers.

Details

Descriptive Terms

rocking chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
mahogany (wood)
metal
pine (wood)
Empire (style)
pine (wood)
Mahogany
Pine
Unidentified Metal
Empire
CHAIR, ROCKING

Associated Building

Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

25 1/3 x 15 1/4 x 21 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman

Accession Number

1985.395

Places

Massachusetts (United States)