Grove M. Harwood. <em>Rocking Chair</em>, Design Patent February 23, 1875. Wood and original wool blend tape seat and back, 36 7/8 x 20 1/8 x 27 1/2 in.  (93.7 x 51.1 x 69.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Maria L. Emmons Fund, 1995.97. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1995.97_bw.jpg)

Rocking Chair

Artist:Grove M. HarwoodRobert WoodHenry I. Seymour Chair Manufactory

Medium: Wood and original wool blend tape seat and back

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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)

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Museum Location: Special Exhibition Gallery, 4th Floor

Exhibitions:

Accession Number: 1995.97

Image: 1995.97_bw.jpg,

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.

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