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Boston (Windsor) rocking chair

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This form is commonly referred to as a "Boston rocker."


History of ownership: early history unknown; probably descended to the donors through their extended New England family; 1967, give to the Museum (Accession Date: January 10, 1968)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb

about 1830–60

Object Place

Poss. Boston area, New England, United States


Overall: 108 x 59.1 x 45.7 cm (42 1/2 x 23 1/4 x 18 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Painted maple and pine; walnut arms




Furniture, Seating and Beds