Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1790-1800

GUSN

GUSN-3144

Description

Turned back posts with modified mushroom finials joined by three arched slats (one slat below seat). Rounded front posts and a trapezoidal shaped seat; three red-turned stretchers front and sides, two red-turned stretchers at the back, painted red. A woven string seat.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
wood (plant material)
painting (coating)
string (fiber product)
turning (shaping process)
Wood
String
Turned
Painted
Chair

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

37.5 x 18 x 14 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1648