Armchair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

c. 1846

GUSN

GUSN-64474

Description

Gothic Revival open arm tracery back with center top quatrefoil design and crocket. Back is flanked by two rectangular stiles with acorn finials at top and quatrefoil blocks at lower back rail. Curved arms roll back at front rail and form a three part floral motif. Quatrefoil blocks at Front rail echo design of back rail; Octagonal and tapered front legs and slightly flared rear legs are all on castors. Red velvet upholstered seat with matching braid. \n

Details

Descriptive Terms

armchairs
chairs (furniture forms)
walnut (wood)
wool (textile)
acorn
Gothic Revival
quatrefoils
walnut (wood)
Chair
Walnut
Gothic Revival
Wool
Quatrefoil
Acorn
Chair

Associated Building

Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.),

Maker

Probably Brooks, Thomas, 1811-1887 (Maker)

Location of Origin

Brooklyn, NY, USA

Dimensions

49 x 21 x 20 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret Carson Holt

Accession Number

1970.427

Places

New York state (United States)