American. <em>Wainscot Chair</em>, second half 17th century. Painted oak, 48 1/8 x 26 3/4 x 23 1/2 in. (122.2 x 67.9 x 59.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Dick S. Ramsay Fund, 51.158. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.51.158.jpg)

Wainscot Chair


Medium: Painted oak

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:second half 17th century

Dimensions: 48 1/8 x 26 3/4 x 23 1/2 in. (122.2 x 67.9 x 59.7 cm)


Accession Number: 51.158

Image: CUR.51.158.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Armchair with paneled back and set. Crest with scrolling pediment over stylized leaf and arch motif. Two rectangular panels with stylized floral motives framed with moldings. Molded set with turned front legs terminating in modified ball feet. Plain stretchers and plain rectangular straight back legs.

Brooklyn Museum