Children's armchair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

GUSN

GUSN-9639

Description

Child's armchair, Eastlake style, ebonized and natural wood. Needlepoint seat, red background with floral spray.

Details

Descriptive Terms

armchairs
chairs (furniture forms)
staining
ebony (color)
needlepoint (needleworking)
wood (plant material)
Eastlake
floral patterns
Children's furnishing
Needlepoint
Ebonized
Needlepoint
Eastlake
Floral
Chair

Inscription

Handwritten on paper, attached to bottom of seat: ""SPNEA/ (c.1860)"" ""Chair belonged to Herbert/ Nelson who lived in the house/ on Linnean Street, corner of/ Gray St. Cambridge. Cousin of/ Ervin B. Whitney, father of/ donor, Mrs. Elsie Whitney Allen."" ""For the Society for the/ Preservation of New/ England/ Antiquities/ 1989 #22"" ""SPNEA/ 22""

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

29 1/2 x 17 x 13 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elsie Allen

Accession Number

1995.423