comfy little side chair

redboudoir1I got this little chair awhile back and of course sliced open the back before remembering to take a photo or two!  I was just dying to know what padding it had originally because there sure wasn’t anything there when I got it.  (Turns out it was latex foam over jute webbing, and the foam had dried up and crumbled to dust, leaving some very slack fabric.)

redboudoir2I added new padding all over.  The back might be a little thicker than it was originally but it’s SO comfy now.

The original fabric was a beautiful ribbed wool epingle (tiny loops of wool in sculpted rows).  Unfortunately it was completely worn out in places or I would have considered reusing it somehow.  I hope I find some more someday.

 

redboudoir3I thought the chair might have been made in Sweden because it has the exact same interlocking coil springs as another Swedish chair I did recently.  But then I found this tag in German in the springs.  Maybe Swedish furniture makers used German-made springs?  I don’t know.

redboudoir4The new fabric is Knoll’s Classic Boucle in a soft red.

 

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