Side Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1847-1848

GUSN

GUSN-64482

Description

One of three Gothic Revival side chairs with tracery and arch backs composed of center quatrefoil surmounted crocket of blossoming acanthus leaf. Back flanked by two rectangular stiles with recessed lozenge motifs, acorn finials and quatrefoil corner blocks which are repeated on front chair rail corners. Two turned and octagonal shaped front feet terminate in ring and ball turnings; slightly flared rear legs; all four with casters. Red wool upholstery over front rail with matching gimp. \n

Details

Descriptive Terms

side chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
carving (processes)
walnut (wood)
wool (textile)
acorn
Gothic Revival
quatrefoils
walnut (wood)
ChairChair, SideWalnut
Wool
Carved
Acorn
Quatrefoil
Gothic Revival
Chair, Side

Associated Building

Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.),

Maker

Probably Brooks, Thomas, 1811-1887 (Maker)

Location of Origin

Brooklyn, NY, USA

Object Type

Furniture; Seating Furniture

Dimensions

40 3/4 x 17 1/4 x 19 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret Carson Holt

Accession Number

1970.436.3

Places

New York state (United States)