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Side chair, Shaker

Inscription

Uppermost slat stenciled "3" in center of back. Shaker trademark on back of lowest slat, consisting of image of a small ladderback rocking chair surrounded by gold lettering in an oval which reads "SHAKER'S TRADE MARK MT. LEBANON N.Y."

Provenance

Early history unknown, although other objects given by this donor at the same time are thought to have descended in her family; 1973, gift of Miss Penelope Noyes, Cambridge, Massachusetts (Accession Date February 14, 1972)

Credit Line

Gift of Penelope Noyes

1875-1900

Object Place for Label

Mt. Lebanon, New York, United States

Accession Number

1973.124

Medium or Technique

Maple, ash

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Seating and Beds