Rocking Chair

Date Chair Made: 1790 - 1830Date Carpeting Made: 1850 - 1900

Location: Currently not on view

Place Chair Made: United States: ConnecticutUnited States: Rhode IslandPlace Carpet Made: United States: New EnglandPlace Used: United States: Massachusetts, Norwood

Subject: Furniture

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See more items in: Home and Community Life: Domestic Life, Domestic Furnishings

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Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. H. B. (Clara Babcock) Blackmar

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.59.2213Catalog Number: 59.2213Accession Number: 220211

Object Name: chair, rockingOther Terms: Chair; Furniture; Side; Rocking; Ladder-Back

Physical Description: maple (posts; stretchers material)ash (slats material)paint (overall finish material)wool, worsted (carpeting for seat (yarns) material)linen (carpeting for seat (foundation) material)Measurements: overall: 34 1/2 in x 19 1/2 in x 24 3/4 in; 87.63 cm x 49.53 cm x 62.865 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-4fb4-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_311180

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