From birth, or perhaps before, a person is comforted by rocking. Think of the stories this chair could tell.
Comfort the fussy infant. Cuddle the injured child.
Did the man of the house sit here and read the Bible, or folk tales, aloud to the family?
Did the woman of the house knit or crochet by candlelight?
Located in the re-creation of a 1830’s frontier home, I’m not sure when this rocker and matching footstool was crafted. Can you imagine a guest, perhaps elderly, resting their weary feet as they pass on the news of the day?
Homes in 1851, the time of New Dreams, likely contained similar furniture. Why not sit in your own chair, get your feet comfy and off the floor, and settle in with a sweet romance? The immigrants would like to tell you a story.