Hitchcock chair

Hitch·​cock chair
variants: or less commonly Hitchcock \ ˈhichˌkäk \

Definition of Hitchcock chair

: a turned usually rush-seated chair with legs often and back always slightly bent with a top rail and back posts above the seat, and with a finish usually of black paint and stenciled decoration

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History and Etymology for Hitchcock chair

after Lambert H. Hitchcock †1852 American furniture manufacturer

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“Hitchcock chair.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hitchcock%20chair. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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