Cottage-Style Side Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1845-1860

GUSN

GUSN-64866

Description

Side chair with simple rounded crest rail surmounting a spindle back with four bulb and ring turned spindles enclosed by corresponding turned stiles. The round styles continue to round tapered legs, canted back. Front legs are turned and splayed. Ring and bulb turned frontal stretcher with two side and one rear dowel stretchers. Saddle-shaped cane seat. Painted bright red with gilt banding; repainted c. 1880s.\n

Details

Descriptive Terms

side chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
caning
gilding
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
turning (shaping process)
pine (wood)
Chair
Pine
Painted
Gilded
Turned
Caned
Chair

Associated Building

Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

32 7/8 x 15 3/4 x 15 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret Carson Holt

Accession Number

1970.456

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