Sheraton side chair, ca. 1820

Contributed by Old York Historical Society

Description

This chair belonged to Elizabeth Perkins (1869-1952), York summer resident. It may have been inherited. It is one of a set of four. Hardwood. Horizontal rod back with 2 steam-bent rods and central tablet at top and 3 rods below, just above seat. Octagonal central tablet with hand painted design of grapes, grape leaves and grape vines with dark brown highlights. Rush seat. 2 stretchers on sides and front. 1 stretcher in back. Painted mustard yellow. Repaint based on original design.

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About This Item

  • Title: Sheraton side chair, ca. 1820
  • Creation Date: circa 1820
  • Subject Date: circa 1820
  • Town: York
  • County: York
  • State: ME
  • Media: Hardwood
  • Dimensions: 85 cm x 47 cm x 43 cm
  • Local Code: H.1982.139/H.1992.54-55/H.2000.314
  • Collection: Bequest of Elizabeth Bishop Perkins
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Old York Historical Society
P.O. Box 312, York, ME 03909
(207) 361-3552
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