Side chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1775-1810

GUSN

GUSN-289563

Description

One of a set of three side chairs with red velvet upholstery in diamond pattern tacked with brass tacks. Front legs are straight, reeded, and tapered to floor. Stiles and rails squared, reeded, with rosettes at four corners where they meet. Back formed of three reeded Y-shaped slats.

Details

Descriptive Terms

side chairs
wood (plant material)
velvet (fabric weave)
Chair

Associated Building

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

Related Items

Title Side chair Accession Number 1958.231.1
Title Side chair Accession Number 1958.231.2

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States, New England

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

34 x 20 1/2 x 17 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Frances Sortwell

Accession Number

1958.231.3

Places

Possibly