Comb-back Windsor Arm Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1775-1800

GUSN

GUSN-2870

Description

Maple and ash sack-back Windsor armchair with comb crest (aka "comb-back") with saddle seat and boldly turned and splayed legs; later coats removed to reveal original red paint/stain, with some traces of old black over-paint.

Details

Descriptive Terms

high-back Windsor chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
ash (wood)
bentwood
maple (wood)
painting (coating)
turning (shaping process)
Chair
Chair, Windsor
Chair, Windsor

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

991.1331

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

49 x 25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1331

Places

Possibly Connecticut (United States)