Saturday, August 19, 2023

Furniture Glossary: Chairs, Fiddle Back Chair

Modeled on a Queen Anne style, this chair (found in early American Colonial homes) is defined by a back splat shaped much like a violin, fiddle, or curved vase. Typically the seat of the piece is made of rush (a woven pattern made from the leaf of a cattail plant). The legs are turned and carved – often with front and side stretchers to rest your feet.

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