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1 Furniture Styles

2 Legs: Cambriole

3 shaker STYLE - Ladder back, simple, structural lines

4 Upholstered pieces: Lawson
A sofa with square back and arms at a lower level than the back.

5 Chair Backs: lyre

6 Decorative feature: reeding
Parallel lines of rounded molding Associated with Sheraton

7 Case goods: buffet

8 Feet: Pad

9 Tables: pedestal A table with a single center support

10 Chairs: Windsor

11 Case goods: buffet A large sideboard with drawers and cupboards

12 Legs: Turned Circular leg sometimes with decoration
Elaborate associated with Victorian Simple associated with Early American

13 Chairs: wing

14 Case goods: wardrobe/armoire
A standing closet used for clothes

15 Chair backs: shield

16 Chairs: splatback A chair with a slat of wood in the middle of the chair back.

17 Feet: Pad Simple rounded carved foot Associated with Queen Anne

18 Decorative feature: turning

19 Carved claw grasping a ball Associated with
Feet: ball and claw Carved claw grasping a ball Associated with Chippendale

20 Tables: Gate-leg A table with one or two drop leaves that are supported when in use by a hinged leg swung out from the frame

21 Feet: Bracket

22 Upholstered pieces: camelback
A back with a hump-shaped curve on a sofa or other piece of furniture

23 Chair backs: splat

24 Upholstered pieces: tuxedo sofas
An upholstered sofa with slightly curved arms that are the same height as the back

25 Decorative feature: pediment

26 Upholstered pieces: ottoman
A low upholstered seat, or footstool, without a back or arms that typically serves also as a box, with the seat hinged to form a lid

27 Tables: pedestal

28 STYLE - Lyre back, splayed legs, laurel leaves
Duncan phyfe STYLE - Lyre back, splayed legs, laurel leaves

29 A tall chest of drawers on legs
Case goods: high Boy A tall chest of drawers on legs

30 Case goods: wardrobe/armoire

31 Case goods: secretary A writing desk fitted with drawers, one of which can be pulled out and the front lowered to provide a flat writing surface.

32 Upholstered pieces: camelback

33 chippendale STYLE - Ball and claw foot, ears, Chinese influence- black lacquer Japanning, camelback couch

34 An upright wooden chair without arms
Chairs: side An upright wooden chair without arms

35 Chairs: splatback

36 STYLE - Square back, tapered legs
Sheraton STYLE - Square back, tapered legs

37 Decorative Features: Finial

38 Legs: Cambriole Curved leg in the shape of an animal’s leg
Associated with Queen Anne

39 Decorative feature: reeding

40 Queen Anne STYLE - cabriole leg, pad foot, shell motif, wing chair

41 Decorative feature: fluting

42 Modern/contemporary May use one or more materials in construction—glass, wood, metal and plastics, textiles

43 Feet: Bun

44 hepplewhite STYLE - Shield back, tapered legs

45 Chairs: arm

46 Legs: Splayed Leg with a concave shape Associated with Duncan Phyfe

47 Tables: Gate-leg

48 Early american STYLE - turned legs, square, blocky with plank seat or cane seat

49 Upholstered pieces: Lawson

50 Legs: Turned

51 Chairs: side

52 Decorative feature: turning
An ornamental element of furniture produced by rotating a wood dowel on a lathe, and shaping the dowel with cutting tools

53 Upholstered pieces: tuxedo sofas

54 Legs: Tapered Straight leg gradually decreasing in width
Associated with Sheraton Hepplewhite

55 Feet: Bun Rounded foot, flatter than a ball foot Associated with
Early American Queen Anne

56 Feet: Bracket Angular curved foot, usually used with case pieces
Associated with Early American Chippendale Hepplewhite

57 Case goods: secretary

58 Chair Backs: lyre Lyre-shaped central splat
Associated with Duncan Phyfe

59 Chair backs: ladder Chair back with equally spaced horizontal flat slats, either straight or curved Associated with Shaker

60 Legs: Tapered

61 Chair backs: splat The vertical central element of a chair back. It may be carved, vase, or fiddle shaped Vase shaped associated with Queen Anne and Chippendale

62 Chairs: ladderback

63 Chair backs: shield Shield shaped chair back
Associated with Hepplewhite

64 Decorative Features: Finial
Decorative turning affixed to the tops of case furniture, and chair and bed posts Associated with Early American Queen Anne Chippendale Shaker

65 Case goods: high Boy

66 Legs: Splayed

67 Decorative feature: pediment
Ornamentation typically found on top of case goods Could be broken, scroll Associated with Chippendale

68 Decorative feature: fluting
Carved or molded vertical channels Associated with Hepplewhite Sheraton Duncan Phyfe

69 Upholstered pieces: ottoman

70 Chairs: Windsor A wood chair whose back and sides consist of multiple thin, turned spindles that are attached to a solid, sculpted seat

71 Chairs: wing A high-backed armchair with side pieces projecting from the back, originally in order to protect the sitter from drafts

72 Feet: ball and claw

73 Chairs: arm A comfortable chair, typically upholstered, with side supports for a person’s arms

74 Chair backs: ladder

75 Victorian STYLE - Very ornate, tufting, elaborate carvings on wood parts

76 Chairs: ladderback A chair with a back consisting of two upright posts connected by horizontal slats

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