Windsor Stool

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1820-1840

GUSN

GUSN-3138

Description

Round top with a padded, hooked seat with worked in wool yarns, with a red and green floral spig at the center on a tan ground enclosed by green leaf-shaped devices, and green wool fringe. It is raised on four splayed rod-turned legs joined by box stretches and grain painted in red and black. The seat cover is on a fine linen ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Windsor stools
wood (plant material)
graining
hooking
wool (textile)
floral patterns
Wood
Wool
Hooked
Painted
Floral
Stool

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

17 1/4 x 11 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1642