Morris Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

ca. 1900

GUSN

GUSN-5486

Description

Adjustable mortise and tenon back with curved crest rail and three smaller curved horizontal rails and straight vertical stiles; flat broad arms with five mortise and tenon vertical splats on each side fitted into flat, rectangular apron; front and back square stiles support arms and aprons; all aprons joined to stiles by mortise wnd tenon; brown leather seat and back cushions; spring seat.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Morris chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
leather
oak (wood)
Arts and Crafts (movement)
Oak
Leather
Arts and Crafts
CHAIR, RECLINING

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

37.25 x 31.125 x 40 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.802