"Martha Washington Chair"

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-308353

Description

Design drawing titled "Martha Washington Chair" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Lolling chair has tall fully upholstered rectangular back with serpentine crest; fully upholstered rectangular seat; single row of metal tacks along upholstered edges; curved shaped arms with continuous curved arm supports; tapered square front legs; and an H-stretcher. "W. C. Hawes / 46935" and "874" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
lolling chairs
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (5 1/8 x 4 1/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.090.002

Record Details

Originator

A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)

Material Type

design drawings
sketches

Description Level

Item

Related Items

Arm Chair #874, Arm Chair #559, and Arm Chair #226