Deck chair from schooner WANDERER
deck chairFURNITURE & FURNISHINGS - SEATING
Overall: 34 5/8 x 24 5/8 x 20 3/4 in.
Folding deck chair with decorative wood frame and carved dog head handles; ca. 1857 with later upholstery; used aboard the WANDERER by Capt. Thomas B. Hawkins; gold painted in decorative bevels; woven green and brown upholstery on seat and back rest. Capt. Hawkins designed and supervised construction of the WANDERER; he was one of the early members of the New York Yacht Club, and was the owner of racing yachts including the IRENE, PLOVER, WIDGEON, LAPWING, AND HALCYON.