Wicker rocking chair from Shearer Cottage

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Description
Large wicker rocking chair painted white with a small red and tan floral fabric cushion on the seat and back. The rocking chair was originally used in Unit 1, the Penthouse Living Room, of Shearer Cottage in Oak Bluffs, MA.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Furnishings, Housewares, and D├ęcor
Exhibition
Power of Place
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 051
mid 20th century
Object number
2012.2.4
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Shearer Cottage
Created by
Unidentified
Owned by
Shearer Cottage, American, founded 1903
Topic
African American
Business
Domestic life
Recreation
Segregation
Medium
wicker, paint and cloth
Dimensions
34 x 23 1/2 x 30 1/2 in. (86.4 x 59.7 x 77.5 cm)
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
Type
basket chairs