Rocking Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1800-1830

GUSN

GUSN-273422

Description

Arrow back rocking chair with arms. Rocker has replaced crest rail and added comb back. Comb is pointed and stencilled with five spindles. Crest rail is grain painted and stenciled with fruit. Green wash painted over red graining. Rockers appear to be original. Arms have been stripped.

Details

Descriptive Terms

rocking chairs
pine (wood)
graining
stenciling
Windsor rocking chairs
Chair, Rocking

Inscription

"Sold to/ Marrett 1, 35" (handwritten)

Associated Building

Original To Marrett House (Standish, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

New England

Dimensions

43 1/4 x 21 x 18 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Frances S. Marrett

Accession Number

1959.312