Children's side chairs (2)

Children's side chairs (2)
Title
Children's side chairs (2)
Date 
1854
Medium 
Poplar, caning, paint
Dimensions 
each: 23 1/2 x 13 1/2 x 14 in. ( 59.7 x 34.3 x 35.6 cm )
Description 
Pair of children's poplar side chairs with brown paint; back with curved crest rail and a single shaped slat; roughly trapezoidal caned seat with concave side rails and serpentine front rail; outswept legs that taper toward bottom joined by concave, rectangular front stretcher, two plain, round stretchers at either side, and one plain, round stretcher in back.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Florence Rogers Dietrich
Object Number 
1944.64a-b
Gallery Label 
An inscription on 1944.64a indicates that these chairs were made in 1854 for twin boys, James and John Jenkins.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group