Side Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1845-1860

GUSN

GUSN-733

Description

Chair with balloon back and carved rosewood crest with floral motif. Carved serpentine front seat rail and legs. Front casters [one missing]. Seat and back upholstered in a dark red velvet with purple gimp trim [faded to a pale pink].

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
suites (furniture)
rosewood (wood)
upholstering
velvet (fabric weave)
Rococo Revival
Rosewood
Upholstered
Rococo Revival
Chair

Associated Building

Used At Alexander House (Springfield, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

34 3/4 x 17 3/4 x 24 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1950.567.2