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Mission style rocking chair from the Rock Rest Tourist Home

Catalog Data

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
Clayton Sinclair, American  Search this
Hazel Sinclair, American  Search this
Subject of:
Rock Rest Tourist Home, American, 1948 - 1976  Search this
Medium:
varnish on wood with steel
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 33 1/4 × 23 × 28 in. (84.5 × 58.4 × 71.1 cm)
Type:
rocking chairs
Place collected:
Kittery, York County, Maine, United States, North and Central America
Date:
mid 20th century
Description:
A Mission style rocking chair from the Rock Rest Tourist Home. The chair features a broad back, a molded chair seat, and broad, flat armrests constructed with reddish dark brown finished wood. The chair back has three, flat, center slats that attach to the straight top rail. The top rail is attached to the rest of the chair frame with a single, silver tone screw on each side. The chair frame also has slightly rounded ears, squared back posts, and straight, squared legs. The chair has a short, plain apron and a single squared stretcher between the two front chair legs. The two rockers are also flat and plain.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Black Enterprise  Search this
Black interiors  Search this
Business  Search this
Recreation  Search this
Segregation  Search this
Travel  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Portsmouth Black Heritage Trail, Inc.
Object number:
2011.12.27
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
The Rock Rest Tourist Home Collection
Classification:
Furnishings, Housewares, and Décor
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5aca834a5-51a4-4738-a417-f3664de5616a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.12.27