Lolling chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1795-1850

GUSN

GUSN-7653

Description

Rectangular back with overupholstered serpentine crest. Shaped or curved open arms with incurved and fluted arm supports. Blocked rectangular front legs; raked-back rear legs with chamfered inner edge. Rectangular H-stretcher and back stretcher.

Details

Descriptive Terms

lolling chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
chamfering
mahogany (wood)
upholstering
wool (textile)
crests (motifs)
Federal
Hepplewhite
Mahogany
Wool
Upholstered
Hepplewhite
Federal
Yoked Crest
Chamfered
CHAIR

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

42.5 x 27.125 x 25.625 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.373