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Object ID # 1971.013.009
Object Name Chair, Rocking
Other Name Chair, Nursing
Title Armless Rocking Chair (Nursing Rocker)
Lexicon category 2: Building Furnishings
Date 19th-century
Made Unknown
Place of Origin Unknown
Description This is a small, low-back-style Boston rocking chair (nursing rocker). It has five spindles and two side uprights inserted into the cresting rail. The cresting rail has two u-shaped cuts on the underside, which accommodate the leftmost spindle and the rightmost spindle. There is a front stretcher, and a back one. They are higher-placed than the side stretchers. It has no maker's identification on it.
Provenance Original provenance unknown. Last owned by Marjorie Spragge of Owen Sound, Grey County.
Collection Furniture, 19th-c Collection
Material Wood/Paint
Found Owen Sound, Grey County
People Spragge
Spragge, Marjorie
Spragge, May
Spragge, George
Subjects Chairs