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"Elastic" chair


Samuel Gragg


c. 1808

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G304
'Elastic' chair, Samuel Gragg
"Elastic" chair: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Furniture | Ash, pigment
Size: 34 1/2 x 20 3/4 x 23 in. (87.63 x 52.71 x 58.42 cm)
Creation Place: United States, Massachusetts, Boston
Culture: United States, Massachusetts
Style: 19th century
Physical Description: small; squared-off spindles on back and seat; thin, curved arms; front legs have forked hoof feet; painted with peacock feather on center back and foliage and scrolls at center front of seat, top back corners, front corners and sides
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Richard L. Simmons and Rosa Lynn Pinkus
Accession Number: 2004.236.112
Artist: Samuel Gragg, American (1739-1808)
Role: Maker
Life Dates: American (1739-1808)
Added to Site: March 1, 2009