Brewster chairs are heavy and elaborately carved styles of chairs popular in the Plymouth colony and named for colony elder William Brewster. The chairs are noted for their complicated network of railings and stretchers. The seat is normally supported by a row of spindles instead of a having a solid wooden seat.
An American colonial style chair from the 17th century with large turned posts and spindles. Similar to the Bradford chair. Many new copies made to-date, even fooling the Henry Ford Museum in 1970 (a few years later X-ray pictures revealed modern machine made drilling marks.)
An American colonial wooden chair with heavy turned posts, many turned spindles and a wood seat. Provincial Jackobean style influences.
Colonial American style chair with heavy wood turned spindles and leg posts, and relief carving. Typical of Jacobean period or Pilgrim style from about the middle of the 17th century.
A Brewster Chair is a style of chair made in the mid 17th century in New England. It was named after Willam Brewster, one of the Pilgrim fathers who landed in Plymouth, Massachusetts in 1620.