Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1775-1825

GUSN

GUSN-8347

Description

Child's rush-seated chair with ladder back. Its high back has two cross splats. Side uprights teminate in turned knobs. Four short legs with stretchers. Painted dark red with dark yellow painted rush seat.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
maple (wood)
painting (coating)
rush (material)
turning (shaping process)
maple (wood)
rush (material)
Children's furnishing
Maple
Turned
Painted
Rush
CHAIR

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

22.5 x 13.25 (HxW), 10 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.544