Contributed by Old York Historical Society
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.
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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P.O. Box 312, York, ME 03909
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