Windsor Stool

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1815-1840

GUSN

GUSN-2719

Description

Deep blue-painted Shaker wooden stool; rectangular seat with groove carved just under the seat; four round, slightly splayed legs that taper towards the bottom with conforming stretchers. Distinctive deep bright blue color, somewhat dainty.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Windsor stools
gluing
oak (wood)
painting (coating)
Oak
Glued
Painted
STOOL

Inscription

On a jelly label on the underside of the seat: ""Shaker stool/from Canterbury/NH""

Associated Building

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

Maker

Shaker Village (Maker)

Location of Origin

Canterbury, NH, USA

Dimensions

21.25 x 13 x 11 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.944

Places

New Hampshire (United States)