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1910

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1968

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Shaker no. 7 rocking chair Rocking Chair

This is a Rocking Chair. It was made by Society of Shakers, RM Wagan & Co.. We acquired it in 1968. Its medium is stained cherry or maple, modern paper "rush" seat. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Jacob M. Kaplan.

  • 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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Shaker no. 7 rocking chair Rocking Chair; Made by Society of Shakers, RM Wagan & Co. ; USA; stained cherry or maple, modern paper "rush" seat; 1968-102-1

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