Child's Windsor Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1825-1874

GUSN

GUSN-64867

Description

Captain's chair form. Wide rounded crest rain with shaped volutes at “ears” tapering around to form arms. Supported by eight sausage-ring-bubs turned spindles. Half-round flat seat with straight front with slightly shaped and chamfered edge. Elaborately ring-turned frontal legs with tiny ball feet and turned stretcher. Dowel side and back stretchers. Painted deep red with gilt band outlined with black on arms and crest; gilt and black banding on turnings. Repainted over a bright red. \n

Details

Descriptive Terms

armchairs
chairs (furniture forms)
gilding
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
turning (shaping process)
pine (wood)
Windsor chairs
Chair
Children's furnishing
Pine
Painted
Gilded
Windsor
Turned
Chair

Associated Building

Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture; Seating Furniture

Dimensions

25 1/2 x 17 1/2 x 13 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret Carson Holt

Accession Number

1970.457

Places

Probably