Definition of Ladder-back chair
1. Noun. A chair with a ladder-back.
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Literary usage of Ladder-back chair
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1. Colonial Furniture in America by Luke Vincent Lockwood (1913)
"Ladder-Back Chair in Chippendale style, third quarter eighteenth century. found, although the most common back is that shown in Figure 577 which is the ..."
2. Chats on Cottage and Farmhouse Furniture by Arthur Hayden (1912)
"The ladder-back chair is, as its name denotes, decorated with horizontal supports, ladder fashion. These are capable of the most pleasing variation. ..."
3. The Connoisseur by George Colman, B. Thornton (1904)
"What seems to be the one possible exception to. the rule is the well-known " ladder back " chair, for which a much earlier date has been claimed. ..."
4. The Lure of the Antique by Walter Alden Dyer (1910)
"A third type is the ladder-back chair, probably suggested by the old slat-backs. In these, three or four or five horizontal cross-pieces appear in the back ..."
5. Interior Decoration for the Small Home by Amy Lucile Rolfe (1917)
"The one exception is what is called the ladder- back chair, but in this, too, the bow-shaped feature is distinct. ..."
6. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"1954 ending credit card usage altogether —Guy Halverson, Christian Science Monitor, 10 Apr. 1980 a squat, ladder-back chair whose short legs had the look of ..."