Rocking Chair

Rocking Chair

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Object Name
chair, rocking
Other Terms
Chair; Furniture; Side; Rocking; Ladder-Back
date chair made
1790 - 1830
date carpeting made
1850 - 1900
place chair made
United States: Connecticut
United States: Rhode Island
place carpet made
United States: New England
place used
United States: Massachusetts, Norwood
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)
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
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. H. B. (Clara Babcock) Blackmar
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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