Lolling chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1800-1825

GUSN

GUSN-289556

Description

Upholstered lolling chair (a) with serpentine head rail, partially upholstered arms, and tapering square legs. Wood portion of arms also square, arms and front legs beaded on edges. Cloth covering is couched black wool over brown canvas. Pillow (b) upholstered with matching fabric.

Details

Descriptive Terms

lolling chairs
wood (plant material)
wool (textile)
canvas
Chair, Easy

Associated Building

Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States, New England

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

40 1/2 x 23 1/2 x 22 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Frances Sortwell

Accession Number

1958.239AB

Places

Probably