Artist:Grove M. HarwoodRobert WoodHenry I. Seymour Chair Manufactory
Medium: Wood and original wool blend tape seat and back
Dates:Design Patent February 23, 1875
Dimensions: 36 7/8 x 20 1/8 x 27 1/2 in. (93.7 x 51.1 x 69.9 cm)
Museum Location: Special Exhibition Gallery, 4th Floor
Accession Number: 1995.97
Catalogue Description: Rocking Chair. Cherry stained bentwood with wool blend seat and back. Back stiles and crest is one continuous flattened U-shaped bentwood member. Arms and front legs are also one continuous L-shaped bentwood member. Two tapered narrow straight stretchers between lower front legs and at sides; one stretcher joins lower back stiles. Front and back stiles joined to bentwood sleighs. Seat and back composed of narrow light blue and off white wool blend tapes. CONDITION - Minor scratches; seat and back soiled.