Armchair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1885-1914

GUSN

GUSN-67339

Description

Armchair [A], cane back and seat with natural finish. Carved crest and front serpentine seat rail. Partially upholstered arms. Shaped flat seat cushion [B] made by Dorothy Codman. Blue and white toile of a woman on a swing, 1890s reprint of a 1780 Jean Baptiste Huet design "L'escarpolette" (The Swing).

Details

Descriptive Terms

armchairs
beech (wood)
cane (plant material)
toile (textile material)
Chair

Inscription

"Paine Furniture Co./Boston, Mass." (Painted metal label)

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Paine Furniture Company (Retailer)

Dimensions

37 1/8 x 24 3/8 x 26 1/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.1232.1AB

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)