Definitions for "Hitchcock Chair"
A black-painted chair with a stenciled design on the backrest, named after its American designer.
American type of chair from 1820-1850 with caned seat and painted floral designs. The style is associated with Lambert Hitchcock of Hitchcocksville, Connecticut. The typical form derives from a Sheraton "fancy" chair and has a pillow back or oval-turned top rail, and straight-turned front legs.
A black-painted/finished chair with gold powdered stenciling of fruit and flowers on the backrest, named after its designer (Lambert Hitchcock). Heavily influenced by Sheraton designs. Web site of the Hitchcock Chair Company.