Shaker Furniture & Objects Photos

Shaker decorative arts in the collections of various museums & museum houses. The Shakers were an American religious movement of the 19th Century which founded agricultural communities and supported themselves by making crafts with simple designs and other industries. Since one belief of the sect was not to have children, the last of the colonies died out in the 20th Century.

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Various Shaker furniture from sister's room of New Lebanon, NY, at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Shaker rocking chair at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Shaker straight-back chair as hung on wall from Shaker community of Mt. Lebanon, NY, at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Shaker-style rocking chair in Pierce Manse. Concord, NH.
Various Shaker furniture from sister's room of New Lebanon, NY, at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Shaker rocking chair at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Shaker straight-back chair (c1850-1900) as hung on wall from Shaker community of Mt. Lebanon, NY, at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Shaker-style rocking chair in Pierce Manse. Concord, NH.
Shaker box at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Shaker sewing box at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Shaker boxes, part of the furnishings of the Sylvanus Brown house. Pawtucket, RI.Shaker boxes in shop. Holland, MI.
Shaker box (mid 19th C) at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Shaker sewing box at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Shaker boxes, part of the furnishings of the Sylvanus Brown house. Pawtucket, RI.Shaker boxes in shop. Holland, MI.

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