Birdcage Windsor Armchair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1825-1850

GUSN

GUSN-64796

Description

Square backed Windsor armchair, canted backward with bamboo-turned stiles enclosing seven bamboo-turned spindles surmounted by “bird-cage” rectangular crest rail with slightly defined pointed “ears”. Bamboo-turned arms with conforming spindles and arm support. Saddle seat with enclosed line border band. Splayed bamboo-turned legs with block stretchers. Repainted leaf-green over black (may have been originally black).\n

Details

Descriptive Terms

armchairs
chairs (furniture forms)
ash (wood)
caning
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
turning (shaping process)
pine (wood)
Windsor chairs
Chair
Chair, Windsor
Painted
Pine
Caned
Ash
Windsor
Turned
Chair, Windsor

Associated Building

Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

33 8/9 x 20 1/2 x 15 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret Carson Holt

Accession Number

1970.450