Lolling chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

ca. 1900

GUSN

GUSN-7531

Description

Raked-back with over-upholstered rounded crest. Outward curving arms join sloping arm supports. Exposed rectangular front skirt or seat rail on flat upholstered seat. Tapered rectangular front legs; rear legs raked. Back and side stretchers rectangular, as is medial front stretcher. Hems, arm supports, front legs and skirt have light string inlay. Upholstery: dark green ribbed cotton.

Details

Descriptive Terms

lolling chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
cotton (textile)
mahogany (wood)
upholstering
upholstery
Mahogany
Upholstery
Cotton
Upholstered
CHAIR

Associated Building

Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

46.25 x 27 (HxW), 24.125 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.554.1