Rocking chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1790-1860

GUSN

GUSN-25345

Description

Knob finials surmount sausage-turned stiles enclosing 3 slightly shaped slats. Rectangular rush seat w/ exposed front corners. Double dowel stretchers front and sides; single stretcher in rear. Flat rockers added later. Black paint throughout (later); evidence of red stain underneath.

Details

Descriptive Terms

rocking chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
ash (wood)
maple (wood)
rush (material)
maple (wood)
rush (material)
Maple
Ash
Rush
CHAIR, ROCKING

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

36 x 19.375 x 14.125 (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1963.208