Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1850-1860

GUSN

GUSN-55908

Description

Gothic Revival side chair with woven, wool upholstery in imitation of needlepoint. Elaborately turned stiles enclose a carved and pierced splat with sloping crest rail culminating in fleur de lis finial. Slightly flared rectangular seat upholstered in polychrome fabric (blue background). Skirt has beaded insert w/ border of geometric pendants. Turned front legs; shaped rectangular rear legs. Casters.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
black walnut (wood)
wool (textile)
Gothic Revival
Victorian
ChairChair, SideChair, Side

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture; Seating Furniture

Dimensions

46 1/2 x 18 1/3 x 18 1/3 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Louise Stimson

Accession Number

1981.39