Armchair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1845-1860

GUSN

GUSN-290523

Description

High backed armchair with balloon back and carved rosewood floral crest. Carved serpentine front seat rail and legs. Casters on all four feet. Seat and back upholstered in a dark red velvet with purple gimp trim [faded to a pale pink].

Details

Descriptive Terms

armchairs
suites (furniture)
rosewood (wood)
upholstering
velvet (fabric weave)
Rococo Revival
Chair

Associated Building

Used At Alexander House (Springfield, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

41 x 22 3/4 x 22 (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1950.567.5