Rocking chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1840

GUSN

GUSN-7995

Description

Black-painted with yoke crest; stencilled floral motif at center. Round stiles curve forward to join mahogany arms; scrolled handholds. Front arm supports, legs and stretcher are vase and ring turned. Seat curves up at back, scrolls down at front. Rear legs, side and rear stretchers are round; rectangular rockers.

Details

Descriptive Terms

rocking chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
mahogany (wood)
pine (wood)
stenciling
turning (shaping process)
pine (wood)
crests (motifs)
Pine
Mahogany
Stenciled
Turned
Boston
Yoked Crest
CHAIR, ROCKING

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

38.75 x 23.75 x 31.625 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.681