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Acadian House Museum

Chair


Accession number: 2001.002.111
Date: before 2001
Materials: wood
Measurements: 33 cm W x 79 cm H
Narrative: This chair is an exmaple of a country or vernacular chair. This style of furniture-making emphasizes simple, traditional designs with minimal decoration. Instead, the natural grain and colour of the wood is emphasized. The size of this chair suggests that it was made for a child
Description: The chair has a square seat with four round legs that taper slightly at the bottom. There is a horizontal rung connecting the front two legs near the bottom. Six vertical poles form the back-rest of the chair. The outer two poles are thicker and narrow at the top. All six rungs are connected with a comb shaped piece of wood at the top.