Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1800-1860

GUSN

GUSN-308504

Description

Chair with scrolled head and arm rails and three additional dowel rails on back. Turned front legs and stretchers. Black paint with red slip. Elaborate polychrome stencil of rose spray on head rail, and flower garland with butterfly on seat rail. Rush seat.

Details

Descriptive Terms

armchairs
wood (plant material)
paint (coating)
stenciling
rush (material)
Chair
Chair

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

34 3/8 x 20 7/8 x 17 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Frances Sortwell

Accession Number

1958.449