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Rocking Chair, Shaker

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Said to have been acquired by the mother of the donor when the Enfield, New Hampshire, Shaker community closed in 1923; said to have been the work of Franklin Youngs, one of the last two Shaker residents in Enfield; by descent to the donor; gift of Mrs. Bradley Dewey, New London, New Hampshire (Accession Date Sept. 20, 1961)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Bradley Dewey

Shaker, Late 19th century

Object Place

Probably Enfield, New Hampshire, United States


116.84 x 45.72 x 32.38 cm (46 x 18 x 12 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Maple, ash




Furniture, Seating and Beds