Side Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

ca. 1840

GUSN

GUSN-5242

Description

Klismo-shaped side chairs have raked back legs; straight seat rail; curvilinear stiles with one rectangular splat and slightly larger rectangular crest rail, both veneered. .1) Seat upholstered in red and white reproduction copper plated cotton. .2-.4) Sets in red wool damask.

Details

Descriptive Terms

side chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
damask
mahogany (wood)
Empire (style)
Mahogany
Damask
Empire
CHAIR

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

33.5 x 18 x 18.25 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.609.1