Gothic Side Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1850-1865

GUSN

GUSN-55909

Description

Victorian, Gothic revival side chair with woven, wool upholstery in imitation of needlepoint. Elaborately turned stiles enclose a carved and pierced splat culminating in crest of three shaped arches. Slightly flared overupholstered seat. Skirt has beaded insert and border of pierced geometric pendants. Turned front legs; shaped rectangular rear legs. Casters.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture; Seating Furniture

Dimensions

45 1/2 x 18 1/2 x 19 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Louise Stimson

Accession Number

1981.40