Hitchcock chair

nounU.S. Furniture.
  1. a side chair of the early 19th century that has turned legs, a turned crest rail, and one or more slats in the back, and that is painted or stenciled in colors or gold on black.

Origin of Hitchcock chair

An Americanism first recorded in 1920–30; named after L. A. Hitchcock, 1795–1852, American furniture maker
  • Also called, British, American chair .

Words Nearby Hitchcock chair

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