Rocking Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1800-1850

GUSN

GUSN-5193

Description

Rounded finials have three ring turnings at top; turned stiles enclose two slats which support woven back; front legs, two side stretchers and single rear stretcher are all round; front two stretchers have vase and ring turnings; legs sit on rectangular rockers with tapered ends; woven rush seat; painted brown over yellow.

Details

Descriptive Terms

rocking chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
rush (material)
wicker
weaving
pine (wood)
rush (material)
Pine
Wicker
Rush
Woven
Painted
CHAIR, ROCKING

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

35.5 x 17.25 x 26 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.559