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1930

  • Work on this object ended.

2014

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2019

  • You found it!

Rocking Chair

This is a Rocking Chair. We acquired it in 2014. Its medium is steamed, bent sawn oak slats, nailed to bent hickory wood bark-covered branches. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Day series in a post titled Rustic Rocker.

This object was donated by Stuart Feld and Sue Feld.

  • Pratt House Model Rocking Chair, 1912
  • joined and carved honduras mahogany and ebony, leather -upholstered slip-in....
  • Museum purchase from Members’ Acquisitions Fund of Cooper Hewitt,....
  • 2015-9-1

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Rocking Chair; steamed, bent sawn oak slats, nailed to bent hickory wood bark-covered branches; 2014-44-1

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