Ladderback Chair

Unidentified Enfield Shaker maker (Enfield, New Hampshire), American, active 1793-1923



Birch wood with caned seat

Overall: 41 × 17 1/2 × 13 in. (104.1 × 44.5 × 33 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Frank C. and Clara G. Churchill



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name

Furniture: Seating

Research Area

Decorative Arts

Not on view

Exhibition History

Shaker Joinery in New Hampshire, Spring Forum, Museum at Lower Shaker Village, Enfield, New Hampshire, April 12, 1997.

Webster Cottage, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire.


From "Old Shaker Colony" Enfield Shakers, New Hampshire; collected by Frank C. (1850-1912) and Clara G. Churchill (1851-1945), Lebanon, New Hampshire; given to present collection, 1946.

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