Rocking Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

GUSN

GUSN-250151

Description

Ladder-back rocking chair; woven reed or splint seat; turned leges and back; urn-shaped finials; front legs protrude above the seat in rounded stumps; arm rests are attached to stretchers rather than seat with long turned posts; arms gently curve into a circular hand rest; rockers are short extending just beyond the legs in front and back with a curvy shape on top.

Details

Descriptive Terms

rocking chairs
wood (plant material)
reed (grass, material)
turning (shaping process)
Furniture
Wood
Reeding
Chair, Rocking

Associated Building

Used At Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1949.677