Slat-back rocking chair
Overall: 40 3/4 x 19 1/2 x 23 1/4 in. ( 103.5 x 49.5 x 59.1 cm )
Maple Shaker rocking chair; ladder back with three arched slats and rounded stiles with acorn-shaped finials; straight arm with shaped arm support and domed handrest; trapezoidal splint seat; rounded legs with two plain, round stretchers in front, two on either side, and one in back; rockers fitted into slots in bottom of chair legs.
Chairmaking was a major industry of the Shakers, and the slat-back chair was one of the chief forms they produced.
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