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6 Massimo Vignelli Handkerchief Dining Chairs by Knoll
By Knoll, Massimo Vignelli
Located in New London, CT
One of the most comfortable chairs I've ever sat in. The ergonomically-designed upholstered steel backs hug your back. These are the relatively rare upholstered versions of a design ...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Steel

Set of Knoll Handkerchief Chairs
By Knoll, Massimo and Lella Vignelli, Florence Knoll
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This set of four Knoll handkerchief chairs, designed by Massimo and Lella Vignelli are in great condition. These chairs are all are fully marked and in fine original condition and fe...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Metal

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H 29 in. W 23.5 in. D 21.25 in.
Set of Four Knoll "Handkerchief" Chairs
By Massimo and Lella Vignelli, Knoll
Located in Dronten, NL
Handsome set of four Knoll handkerchief armchairs in recent grass green upholstery. These chairs where designed by Massimo and Lella Vignelli for Knoll, circa 1983. This particul...
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Vintage 1980s American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Chrome

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H 29.53 in. W 20.87 in. D 22.84 in.
Lella and Massimo Vignelli for Knoll Handkerchief Chairs
By Massimo and Lella Vignelli, Knoll
Located in Palm Springs, CA
A nice pair of 1980’’s handkerchief chairs designed by the Vignelli’s for Knoll. These are the armchair versions. Some scuffs and wear in generally good condition.
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Vintage 1980s American Armchairs

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Metal

Vintage Set of Eight Handkerchief Armchairs by Vignelli for Knoll
By Massimo Vignelli, Knoll
Located in Pasadena, TX
Vintage set of (8) eight Knoll Handkerchief armchairs by Massimo Vignelli Inspired by the lightness and organic ease of a handkerchief drifting in the wind.Fantastic chairs with er...
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Late 20th Century American Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Chrome

Set of 4 Handkerchief Armchairs by Massimo Vignelli for Knoll
By Knoll, Massimo Vignelli
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Set of 4 handkerchief armchairs by Massimo Vignelli for Knoll. In 1968 Vignelli was contracted by Knoll to re-envision the corporate identity and graphics program, resulting in th...
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Vintage 1980s American International Style Armchairs

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Steel, Chrome

Set of 4 Handkerchief Armchairs by Massimo Vignelli for Knoll
By Knoll, Massimo Vignelli
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Set of 4 handkerchief armchairs by Massimo Vignelli for Knoll. In 1968 Vignelli was contracted by Knoll to re-envision the corporate identity and graphics program, resulting in th...
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Vintage 1980s American International Style Armchairs

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Steel, Chrome

Handkerchief Chairs in White by Massimo Vignelli for Knoll Post Modern
By Knoll, Massimo Vignelli
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Iconic design by Massimo Vignelli for Knoll. These ethereal chairs, seeming floating in air are fully labeled with an embossed Knoll, Vignelli design and a paper Knoll Label.
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Late 20th Century Post-Modern Chairs

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Fiberglass

Handkerchief Chairs in White by Massimo Vignelli for Knoll Post Modern a Pair
By Knoll, Massimo Vignelli
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Iconic design by Massimo Vignelli for Knoll. These ethereal chairs, seeming floating in air are fully labeled with an embossed Knoll, Vignelli design and a paper Knoll Label. This...
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Late 20th Century Post-Modern Chairs

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Fiberglass

Set of 4 Handkerchief Chairs in Black & Chrome Designed by Vignelli for Knoll
By Massimo Vignelli, Knoll
Located in San Diego, CA
A great set of 4 chairs designed by Massimo Vignelli for Knoll, circa 1983, for Knoll studio great condition complete with rubbers chrome has been polished, the seats are very clean ...
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20th Century American Post-Modern Chairs

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Chrome

Knoll Ergonomic Handkerchief Chairs by Massimo and Lelia Vignelli, circa 1980s
By Knoll, Massimo and Lella Vignelli
Located in Miami, FL
Knoll Ergonomic handkerchief side chairs by Massimo and Lelia Vignelli circa 1980s Offered for sale is a set of four Knoll ergonomic handkerchief side chairs designed by Massimo a...
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Late 20th Century American Modern Side Chairs

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Metal

Massimo Vignelli for Knoll Intl 'Handkerchief' Chairs, Signed, Set of Twelve
By Massimo and Lella Vignelli, Knoll, Massimo Vignelli
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This classic Post-Modern design by Massimo and Lella Vignelli for Knoll International is called the 'Handkerchief' stacking chair, labelled underneath with early production (original...
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1990s American Post-Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Steel

Massimo Vignelli for Knoll Intl 'Handkerchief' Stacking Chairs, Signed, 60 Avail
By Massimo and Lella Vignelli, Knoll, Massimo Vignelli
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This classic Post-Modern design by Massimo and Lella Vignelli for Knoll International is called the 'Handkerchief' stacking chair, labelled underneath with early production (original...
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1990s American Post-Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Steel

Twenty Massimo Vignelli Handkerchief Chairs for Knoll in Gray
By Knoll, Massimo Vignelli
Located in Dallas, TX
Twenty (20) vintage modernist stackable “Handkerchief” chairs by designer Massimo Vignelli for Knoll. It features a seat in one molded piece of metal, “intended to evoke the windblow...
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Vintage 1980s American Chairs

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Chrome

Set of Four Handkerchief Armchairs by Massimo Vignelli for Knoll
By Knoll, Massimo Vignelli
Located in Palm Beach Gardens, FL
The side chairs can be found with some difficulty, but a set of four upholstered Handkerchief armchairs by Massimo Vignelli - designer of the iconic Manhattan subway map and Bloomigd...
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Late 20th Century Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Set of Four Knoll "Handkerchief" Chairs
By Knoll, Massimo and Lella Vignelli
Located in Dronten, NL
Handsome set of four Knoll Handkerchief chairs designed by Massimo and Lella Vignelli for Knoll, circa 1996. This particular set is in wonderful vintage condition. Knoll’s descri...
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Vintage 1980s American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Chrome

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H 29.53 in. W 20.87 in. D 22.84 in.
Knoll Handkerchief Side Chairs in Gray by Massimo & Lella Vignelli a Pair
By Knoll, Massimo and Lella Vignelli
Located in Topeka, KS
Handsome pair of Knoll handkerchief side chairs in gray with chromed steel wire base. This chair was designed by the husband and wife team of Massimo and Lella Vignelli for Knoll, ci...
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Late 20th Century Modern Side Chairs

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Chrome

Set of 6 Red Knoll Handkerchief Chairs by Massimo Vignelli
By Massimo Vignelli, Knoll
Located in Houston, TX
Beautiful sculptural chairs by Massimo Vignelli for Knoll. Chairs are in excellent vintage condition.
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Late 20th Century American Chairs

Six Vintage Handkerchief Armchairs by Massimo and Lella Vignelli for Knoll
By Knoll, Massimo and Lella Vignelli
Located in Topeka, KS
Handsome set of six Knoll handkerchief armchairs in black upholstery. This chair was designed by the husband and wife team of Massimo and Lella Vignelli for Knoll, circa 1983. This p...
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Late 20th Century Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

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Metal

6 Massimo Vignelli Handkerchief Dining Chairs by Knoll
By Knoll, Massimo Vignelli
Located in New London, CT
One of the most comfortable chairs I've ever sat in. The ergonomically-designed upholstered steel backs hug your back. These are the relatively rare upholstered versions of a design ...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Steel

Massimo Vignelli for Knoll Postmodern Handkerchief Chair
By Massimo Vignelli, Knoll
Located in New York, NY
Postmodern handkerchief chair designed by Massimo Vignelli for Knoll International in the 1980s. Label on the bottom. The piece is in great vintage condition with some minor age-appr...
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Vintage 1980s American Post-Modern Chairs

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Metal

Six Vignelli Designs Handkerchief Chairs for Knoll
By Knoll, Massimo Vignelli
Located in Miami, FL
SOLD From Lella and Massimo Vignelli, the team behind Vignelli Designs, the handkerchief chair. Here six of the 1983 design in white for Knoll International, with two of the six hav...
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Vintage 1980s American Post-Modern Dining Room Chairs

Contemporary Modern Massimo Vignelli Knoll Set of 4 Handkerchief Side Chairs
By Massimo Vignelli, Knoll
Located in Keego Harbor, MI
For your consideration is a magnificent set of four, stacking, "Handkerchief" side chairs, by Massimo Vignelli for Knoll Intl, made in Italy, circa 1980s. In excellent vintage condit...
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Vintage 1980s Italian Side Chairs

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Acrylic

Knoll Massimo Vignelli Handkerchief Stacking Chairs in Black & White 40 Avail
By Knoll, Massimo Vignelli
Located in Hudson, NY
45 available stacking indoors /outdoors Knoll Vignelli handkerchief chairs in white with black wrought iron frame. Intended to evoke the windblown contours of a handkerchief blowing ...
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Vintage 1980s American Post-Modern Side Chairs

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Metal

12 Stacked Handkerchief Chairs by Vignelli Design for Knoll in 1983 American
By Knoll, Massimo Vignelli
Located in Jersey City, NJ
A dozen handkerchief chairs original design came in 1983 by Lella and Massimo Vignelli a wind blown handkerchief was the idea. The chairs have an enameled tubular base and a black po...
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Late 20th Century American Modern Chairs

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Metal

Set of Six Handkerchief Chairs by Massimo Vignelli for Knoll
By Massimo and Lella Vignelli, Knoll
Located in Hudson, NY
A matched set of six handkerchief chairs designed in 1983 by Lella and Massimo Vignelli, a windblown handkerchief was the inspiration, and they are stylish and very comfortable. The ...
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Vintage 1980s American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

Set of Eight Vignelli for Knoll Stacking "Handkerchief" Chairs, Circa 1980s
By Knoll, Massimo Vignelli, Massimo and Lella Vignelli
Located in Peabody, MA
A set of eight early production (1985) handkerchief chairs designed by Massimo and Lella Vignelli for Knoll. The one piece seats and back were intended to evoke a handkerchief in the...
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Vintage 1980s American Post-Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Steel

Vignelli Handkerchief Chairs
By Massimo and Lella Vignelli, Knoll
Located in Rochester, NY
A set of four vintage red stacking handkerchief chairs by Massimo & Lella Vignelli for Knoll Studio - 1985. All with the impressed mark & original labels present.
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20th Century American Modern Dining Room Chairs

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H 29 in. W 20.75 in. D 19 in.
Set of Ten Handkerchief chairs by Massimo Vignelli for Knoll
Located in NYC, NY
'Handkerchief' Chair by Vignelli Associates/Knoll, New York, USA, Production 1982-1987, with painted white frames, and black tops.<br /> Knoll Registration number 92/135 <br /> <br...
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Late 20th Century American Chairs

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Steel

Pair of Rare Red Handkerchief Chairs by Massimo Vignelli, 1985
By Knoll, Massimo and Lella Vignelli
Located in Palm Springs, CA
These pair of rare red handkerchief chairs made by Knoll and designed by Massimo Vignelli were made in 1985. Signed with metal plaque underneath. All original.
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Vintage 1980s American Modern Side Chairs

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Other

Pair of Vintage Handkerchief Chairs by Vignelli for Knoll
By Knoll, Massimo and Lella Vignelli
Located in Winnetka, IL
A pair of yellow handkerchief chairs designed by Massimo and Lella Vignelli for Knoll Studio. This ergonomically sculpted side chair was designed to resemble a windblown handkerchie...
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Late 20th Century American Side Chairs

Massimo Vignelli for Knoll, set of 4 handkerchief chairs
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Set of 4 chairs by Massimo Vignelli for Knoll. Great form.***Contact Information: AOL (American Online) users may experience difficulties sending emails to us or receiving emails f...
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Late 20th Century Chairs

Set 4 Knoll Handkerchief Chairs
By Massimo and Lella Vignelli
Located in New York, NY
Nice set of four Knoll Handkerchief Chairs, designed by Massimo and Lella Vignelli. These chairs are in white, with white metal bases. All are fully marked and in fine original condi...
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Late 20th Century American Modern Dining Room Chairs

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H 29 in. W 20.5 in. D 17 in.
Set of Four Lella and Massimo Vignelli "Handkerchief" Armchairs for Knoll
By Massimo Vignelli, Knoll
Located in Miami, FL
Four bright yellow sculpted dining or office chairs on a black enameled steel frame with cushion armrests by Lella and Massimo Vignelli for Knoll.
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Vintage 1980s American Post-Modern Armchairs

Materials

Steel

Knoll Handkerchief For Sale on 1stDibs

Find many varieties of an authentic knoll handkerchief available at 1stDibs. A knoll handkerchief — often made from metal, plastic and steel — can elevate any home. You’ve searched high and low for the perfect knoll handkerchief — we have versions that date back to the 20th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 21st Century are available. A knoll handkerchief made by Modern designers — as well as those associated with Mid-Century Modern — is very popular.

How Much is a Knoll Handkerchief?

A knoll handkerchief can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price 1stDibs is $1,713, while the lowest priced sells for $400 and the highest can go for as much as $4,400.

Knoll Biography and Important Works

As a company that produced many of the most famous and iconic furniture designs of the 20th century, Knoll was a chief influence in the rise of modern design in the United States. Led by Florence Knoll, the firm would draw stellar talents such as Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Eero Saarinen into its compass. Their work would help change the face of the American home and office.

The company was formed in 1938 by the German immigrant Hans Knoll. He first worked with his fellow ex-pat, the Danish designer Jens Risom, who created furniture with flowing lines made of wood. While Risom served in World War II, in 1943 Knoll met his future wife, Florence Schust. She had studied and worked with eminent emigré leaders of the Bauhaus, including Mies, Walter Gropius and Marcel Breuer. She won Knoll over with Bauhaus notions of industrial arts, and an aesthetic that featured flat and tubular metal frames and angular forms. When Hans died in a car crash in 1955, Florence Knoll was appointed head of the company. It was as much through her holistic approach to design — a core division of the firm was dedicated to planning office systems — as Knoll's mid-century modern furnishings themselves that she brought about the sleek and efficient transformation of the American workplace.

Today, classic Knoll furnishings remain staples of modern design collections and decors. A history of modern design is written in pieces such as Mies’ elegant Barcelona chair, Saarinen’s pedestal Tulip chair, Breuer’s tubular steel Wassily lounge chair and the grid-patterned Diamond chair by Harry Bertoia. As you can see from the items on 1stDibs, these designs and others have become timeless emblems of the progressive spirit and sleek sophistication of the best of modernism.

Knoll Biography and Important Works

Knoll Furniture is available on 1stDibs for sale. These distinctive objects are frequently made of metal and designed with extraordinary care. In our collection of Knoll Furniture there are many options to choose from, although brown editions of this piece are particularly popular. We have 945 vintage editions of these items in stock, while there are also 76 modern editions to choose from. Many original Knoll furniture was created in the Mid-Century Modern style in North America during the 18th century and earlier. Knoll Furniture prices can vary depending on size, time period and other attributes. The price for these items starts at $173 and tops out at $51,888, while pieces like these can sell for on average $3,682.