Rocking chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1834-1867

GUSN

GUSN-7994

Description

Yoke crest supported by curved, tapered spindles. Stiles angle forward to mahogany arms with scrolled handholds; four tapered arm supports. Seat curves up at back; scrolls downward at front. Front legs and stretcher are ring turned. Rear legs, side and rear stretchers are round. Rests on rectangular rockers. Painted black; green linear highlights.

Details

Descriptive Terms

rocking chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
mahogany (wood)
painting (coating)
turning (shaping process)
wood (plant material)
crests (motifs)
Boston
Mahogany
Turned
Painted
Yoked Crest
CHAIR, ROCKING

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

42.125 x 23 x 26.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.679