Rocking Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1700-1750

GUSN

GUSN-3042

Description

Two ring-turned posts with ball finials enclosing three arched slats which are joined to turned front posts by tapering arms and rush seat; simple rockers; brown paint.

Details

Descriptive Terms

rocking chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
ash (wood)
oak (wood)
painting (coating)
rush (material)
rush (material)
Children's furnishing
Oak
Ash
Rush
Painted
CHAIR, ROCKING, CHILD'S

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

20 x 16.25 x 16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1533