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What is a chaise lounge chair?

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A chaise longue chair — or “chaise lounge,” as it is sometimes called in America — is a reclining upholstered sofa that is long enough to support one's legs. A comfortable common ground between sofas and daybeds, early iterations of chaise longues were discovered in Ancient Egypt and were later frequently used in both Greece and Rome. Shop a collection of antique, vintage, and contemporary chaise lounge chairs from some of the world’s top dealers on 1stDibs.
1stDibs ExpertNovember 2, 2021
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Chinese Chippendale Style Chaise Lounge Chair with Painted Bamboo Frame
Located in Stamford, CT
Chinese Chippendale style corner chaise lounge chair with painted bamboo frame and upholstered red
Category

20th Century Chinese Chippendale Chaise Longues

Materials

Upholstery, Bamboo

Verner Panton Pantonova Lounge Chair with Ottoman / Chaise Lounge, Original
By Verner Panton, Fritz Hansen
Located in Kansas City, MO
Very rare, completely original, Verner Panton "Pantonova" Chaise. The original green upholstery
Category

Vintage 1970s Danish Mid-Century Modern Chaise Longues

Materials

Chrome

Antique French Metal Campaign Chaise Chair with Custom Brazilian Cowhide Cushion
Located in SAINT LOUIS, MO
three different positions - as a chair, a traditional chaise, and a flat daybed. We custom made three
Category

Antique Mid-19th Century French Campaign Chaise Longues

Materials

Metal

Milo Baughman Wave Chaise Lounge Chair with Tufted Top and Brass Base, 1970s
By Milo Baughman
Located in Chicago, IL
1970s Milo Baughman for Thayer Coggin Modernist "Wave" Chaise Lounge, with brass swivel base. Cream
Category

Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Chaise Longues

Materials

Brass

Vintage Deck Chair with Inlay
Located in Napa, CA
The vintage deck chair has a beautiful star inlay on header with a letter on either side. The deck
Category

Early 20th Century French Chaise Longues

Materials

Wood

British Green Long Chair Covered with Velvet
Located in Paris, FR
Long chair British green with solid wood structure and covered with cotton velvet fabric. Fully
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Chaise Longues

Materials

Velvet, Wood

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