Floral Upholstered Reclining Chair



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Floral Upholstered Reclining Chair

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Floral Upholstered Reclining Chair
ca. 1890-1920

Content Description: 

Chair, Reclining. Made of Walnut wood. Upholstered in brown fabric with realistic floral motifs all over. Seat and back are upholstered with a single length of cloth over seat rails and stiles. Casters on all four legs. Front saber profile legs and back "S" curve legs have one front-to-back stretcher between them. Underside has pivoting footrest with folding wood extension that comes out the front. Attached to back of rear legs is an "H" shaped pivoting arm with coil springs to hold it against backs of stiles. Two stretchers strengthen the H. Back legs have stretcher as well. Armrests and supports pivot to permit back to be adjusted. All decorative carving is narrow incised lines. Upholstery has Spanish moss stuffing over burlap foundation, which is over jute or hemp webbing. No top linen over stuffing.

Physical Description: 

H: 42" W: 22 1/2" D: 35"
500 S Bronough St,Florida,Tallahassee,32399