Wing chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1750-1800

GUSN

GUSN-305634

Description

Upholstered wing chair with serpentine back, S-curved arms, cabriole legs, and claw-and-ball feet. Rear legs rectangular. Brown wool covering couched couched with black. In center of back is square needlepoint with flowers, fish, butterfly, bicycle, bee, horn and key on black background.

Details

Descriptive Terms

easy chairs
wood (plant material)
wool (textile)
Chair
Armchair
Chair, Wing
Chair, Wing

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

46 x 28 x 20 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Frances Sortwell

Accession Number

1958.371

Date

1750-1800 (Probably)