wooden chair with needlepoint upholstery Armchair, 1690–95

Tall back with straight molded enframement sides and bottom, shaped at top. Crest of pierced volutes and scrolls. Slender arms, scrolled and raked at the knuckles, on turned supports. Flat scrolled and molded front legs terminate in bun feet. Flat front stretcher of pierced volutes and scrolls below straight molded seat rails. Turned side, center, and rear stretchers. Turned rear legs sharply raked. Remains of black varnish. Upholstered in colored wool needlepoint of large floral and animal designs.

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