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Vintage Boho Boucle Knot Ottomans on Casters - a Pair
Located in west palm beach, FL
Ottomans on Casters. These versatile pieces, featuring plush boucle upholstery and convenient mobility
Category

Late 20th Century American Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Metal

Pair Of 1960s Ottomans On Casters
Located in Tarrytown, NY
Pair of 1960s ottomans on casters.
Category

Vintage 1960s Footstools

Materials

Wood

Pair Of 1960s Ottomans On Casters
Pair Of 1960s Ottomans On Casters
H 14.5 in W 31 in D 18.5 in
Large Ottoman on Casters
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Large faux fur footstool with wood legs on casters. Please confirm location.
Category

20th Century Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Faux Fur

Large Ottoman on Casters
Large Ottoman on Casters
H 20 in W 53 in D 38 in
English Leather Tufted Ottoman on Casters
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Monumental scale Chesterfield style leather tufted ottoman. It stands on four oak legs with
Category

Vintage 1930s English Chesterfield Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Leather, Wood

Moviestar Glam Pair of Grey Velvet Ottomans on Casters
Located in Hopewell, NJ
Glamorous updated vintage ottomans newly upholstered in a viscose grey velvet having a subtle sheen
Category

Vintage 1970s American Modern Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Velvet

Mid-Century Modern Orange Cotton Upholstery Ottoman on Casters & Cushions - Pair
Located in Miami, FL
Pair of unique shaped ottoman in orange and purple cotton fabric on casters. Each ottoman has a
Category

Late 20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Wood, Cotton, Foam, Plastic

Pair of Mid-Century Modern Pink Ombre Leather Ottomans on Casters
Located in Dallas, TX
Vintage Mid-Century Modern set of rolling ottomans. Featuring their original soft pink ombre
Category

Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Upholstery

Rolling Ottoman by Edward Wormley for Dunbar
By Edward Wormley
Located in Dallas, TX
A round ottoman on casters with removable center cushion designed by Edward Wormley for Dunbar
Category

Vintage 1950s Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Fabric

Brass Framed Biscuit Tufted Ottoman in Original Black Leather by Harvey Probber
By Harvey Probber
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Square, brass-framed ottoman on casters with its original biscuit tufted, black leather upholstery
Category

Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Brass

Storage Ottoman Stools on Casters, 2
Located in New York, NY
Upholstered ottoman stools or benches, with storage beneath lid, and on rolling plinths, the whole
Category

Late 20th Century Mid-Century Modern Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Upholstery, Wood

Pair of Modern Upholstered Ottoman Stools on Casters
Located in North York, ON
Pair of Modern Upholstered Ottoman Stools on Casters. Unique marble like linen fabric with folded
Category

1990s American Modern Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Fabric, Wood

Milo Baughman Lounge Chair and Ottoman
By Milo Baughman
Located in Dallas, TX
A rare lounge chair and ottoman on casters designed by Milo Baughman for Thayer Coggin.
Category

Vintage 1970s Lounge Chairs

Materials

Naugahyde

Edward Ferrell Tufted Red Leather Ottoman On Brass Casters
Located in Tarrytown, NY
Edward Ferrell red leather tufted ottoman on brass casters. Light spot on leather as shown in image
Category

2010s Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Leather

English Upholstered Trunk or Pouffe Ottoman Seat on Casters
Located in Austin, TX
A handsome, comfortable English rectangular upholstered trunk or pouffe ottoman, featuring an
Category

Early 20th Century English Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Metal

Michael Taylor for Baker Ottoman or Footstool on Brass Casters
By Michael Taylor
Located in St. Louis, MO
Vintage Michael Taylor for Baker Furniture Co. ottoman with brass castors. Original ebonized finish
Category

Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Brass

Pair of Contemporary Pale Pink Leather Ottoman Seat on Caster Wheels
By Century Furniture
Located in Austin, TX
This contemporary pair of buttery-soft leather ottomans can be used either as extra seating or a
Category

2010s American Modern Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Leather

Directional Lounge Chair and Ottoman
By Directional
Located in Chicago, IL
Asymmetric swivel set Lounge chair and ottoman on casters. Upholstered in a light purple ultra
Category

Vintage 1980s American Post-Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Ultrasuede

Directional Lounge Chair and Ottoman
Directional Lounge Chair and Ottoman
H 31.5 in W 38 in D 36.75 in
Pair of Large Lounge Chairs and Ottoman by Edward Wormley for Dunbar
By Edward Wormley
Located in Dallas, TX
on four casters. Matching ottoman on casters as well. Fully restored and upholstered in Donghia
Category

Vintage 1950s Lounge Chairs

Materials

Fabric

Mid-Century Modern Ottoman in Navy Blue Suede with Caster Wheels
Located in Los Angeles, CA
, black-colored metal caster wheels, this ottoman offers both exceptional mobility and style, allowing for
Category

Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Metal

Handsome William IV Style Oval Ottoman/Stool with Turned Legs & Casters
Located in San Francisco, CA
This handsome reproduction is perfect as an ottoman, stool, foot rest or table having an oval
Category

Vintage 1980s English William IV Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Wood

Italian Artisan Crafted Brass and Velvet Benches on Casters, '4 Avail'
Located in East Hampton, NY
Persimmon colored silk velvet on a fully hand crafted brass clad on wood base + casters for easy
Category

Late 20th Century Italian Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Brass

Contemporary Square Tufted Brown Italian Leather Ottoman on Brass Wheels
Located in Keego Harbor, MI
A square Italian leather ottoman. This lovely piece features a classical Italian style, with tufted
Category

20th Century Unknown Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Leather, Wood

Regency Sarcophagus Box Ottoman
Located in Batley, GB
A superb early 19th century Regency country house sarcophagus box ottoman constructed with an
Category

Antique Early 19th Century British Regency Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Pine

Regency Sarcophagus Box Ottoman
Regency Sarcophagus Box Ottoman
H 17.33 in W 20.48 in D 28.75 in
1970's Stacked Pillow Ottoman
Located in Philadelphia, PA
very clean! Bottom Pillow has casters so ottoman moves easily! Great period piece in great unrestored
Category

Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Upholstery

1970's Stacked Pillow Ottoman
1970's Stacked Pillow Ottoman
H 16.5 in W 20.5 in D 20.5 in
Green Velvet Button Tufted Ottoman
Located in Locust Valley, NY
A generously sized, round button tufted ottoman with nailhead trim, newly reupholstered in green
Category

Mid-20th Century Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Velvet

Mid-19th Century Sarcophagus Box Ottoman
Located in Batley, GB
A Mid-19th century sarcophagus box ottoman in an attractive rich worn velvet with the original
Category

Antique Mid-19th Century British Victorian Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Velvet

Mid-19th Century Sarcophagus Box Ottoman
Mid-19th Century Sarcophagus Box Ottoman
H 16.15 in W 18.12 in D 18.12 in
Vintage English traditional style tufted leather ottoman.
Located in Allentown, PA
This is a vintage English traditional style tufted ottoman. This ottoman stands on four bun feet
Category

Vintage 1980s Unknown Edwardian Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Leather

Pair of Karl Springer Pouf Ottomans, 1980s
By Karl Springer
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Pair of Karl Springer pouf ottomans from the 1980s. Feature a polished stainless steel plinth base
Category

Vintage 1980s American Mid-Century Modern Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Stainless Steel

Shabby Chic Designer Cottage Ottoman Pouf
Located in Lake Worth, FL
Ottoman Pouf It rolls very easily on metal casters. Approximate Measurements in Inches 19" high x 28
Category

1990s Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Cotton, Velvet

Round Tufted Ottoman with Cut Velvet Upholstery
Located in Chicago, IL
This large round ottoman is enveloped in opulent cut velvet upholstery embellished with a dotted
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Art Deco Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Fabric, Velvet, Wood

Vintage English Chesterfield Style Leather Tufted Ottoman
Located in Chicago, IL
Vintage Chesterfield Style Leather Tufted Ottoman Gorgeous vintage English Chesterfield style
Category

Early 2000s American Chesterfield Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Leather, Wood

Pair of Very Fine Signed Brass Upholstered Ottomans
Located in Bridgeport, CT
plates and bright brass bands with flush mounted pan head screws. Raised on heavy square legs on casters
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Mid-Century Modern Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Brass

1960s Vintage Stacked Blue/Turquoise/ Green Pillow Rolling Ottoman
Located in Charleston, SC
Blue, turquoise, and the most Stunning green stacking pillow ottoman. Perfect accent for extra
Category

Mid-20th Century Unknown Hollywood Regency Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Metal

Milo Baughman for Thayer Coggin Saddle Ottoman in Velvet
By Thayer Coggin, Milo Baughman
Located in Wilton, CT
The saddle ottoman was designed in 1965 by leading modern furniture designer Milo Baughman for
Category

Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Velvet, Hardwood

Pair of Karl Springer "Souffle Ottoman" in Blue Velvet
By Karl Springer
Located in East Hampton, NY
Original pair of Karl Springer Souffle ottomans/poufs on casters for easy moving. Polished steel
Category

Vintage 1980s American Mid-Century Modern Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Steel

1960's Italian Scalamandré Le Tigre Stacked Cushion Ottoman
Located in Cookeville, TN
was first woven in Italy. This Italian Stacked cushion pillow ottoman has pretty working casters on
Category

Vintage 1960s Italian Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Velvet

Pair of Milo Baughman Mustard Yellow Leather Rolling Saddle Ottomans
By Milo Baughman
Located in New York, NY
PAIR of American Mid-Century rectangular saddle form ottomans with mustard yellow leather
Category

20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Leather, Upholstery

Ottoman Coffee Table Oversized Tufted Rolling African Asian Elephants Monkeys
Located in Lake Worth, FL
Our Recent Palm Beach Estate Fine Furniture Acquisitions Of An Oversized Ottoman Table Tufted
Category

Vintage 1980s Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Brass

Brunschwig & Fils St. Andrews Tufted Ottoman Robert Allen Avanzata Glacier Fabri
By Brunschwig & Fils, Robert Allen
Located in Topeka, KS
Wonderful vintage Brunschwig & Fils St. Andrews tufted ottoman on four hooded ball casters with
Category

1990s Unknown Hollywood Regency Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Fabric

Karl Springer Pair of Souffle Ottomans in Ivory Bouclé and Brass, 1980s
By Karl Springer
Located in New York, NY
Karl Springer pair of soufflé ottomans with thick rounded ivory bouclé cushions on rounded square
Category

Vintage 1980s American Mid-Century Modern Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Brass

1980s Attributed to George Smith Textile Armchair & Ottoman, Set of 2
By George Smith
Located in Fort Lauderdale, FL
armchair with matching run up large ottoman. Just look at the gorgeous lines and curves on this beauty
Category

Vintage 1980s English Bohemian Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Textile, Upholstery, Wood

Custom Ottoman and Wood Table Shown in Suede and Oak with Faux Shagrin
By LF Upholstery
Located in Brooklyn, NY
The Wolcott ottoman and table is made in custom sizes and wood finishes - can be made with or
Category

2010s American American Classical Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Shagreen, Suede

Pair of Vladimir Kagan Nautilus Swivel Chairs with Custom Ottomans
By Vladimir Kagan
Located in Saint Louis, MO
a gentle swivel. Matching custom contoured Ottomans on casters roll into place like a puzzle piece
Category

Late 20th Century American Post-Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Upholstery

Midcentury Italian Modern Triangular Black Upholstered Footstool
By Gio Ponti
Located in New York, NY
legs with brass casters. (manner of GIO PONTI)(Available in orange: REG4086 as a PAIR)
Category

20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Metal, Brass

Pair of Midcentury Italian Modern Triangular Orange Upholstered Footstools
By Gio Ponti
Located in New York, NY
, standing on 3 legs with brass casters. (manner of Gio Ponti) (PRICED AS PAIR)(Available in black: REG4086A).
Category

20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Metal, Brass

Pair of Polish Brass and Fabric Poufs by Weiman Company
By Weiman
Located in Palm Springs, CA
Glamorous pair of polish brass and fabric on casters poufs by Weiman Company. This came out of a
Category

Vintage 1980s American Modern Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Brass

Pair of Decorator Chairs & Ottoman
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Vintage Asian inspired lounge chairs on casters with single ottoman. (Please confirm item location
Category

Mid-20th Century Chairs

Materials

Fabric

Pair of Decorator Chairs & Ottoman
Pair of Decorator Chairs & Ottoman
H 28 in W 28 in D 32 in
Antique 19th Century American Empire Ottoman
Located in Sheffield, MA
flame mahogany wood veneer with rolling casters. The ottoman has a large size seat making a comfortable
Category

Antique 19th Century American Empire Footstools

Materials

Mahogany

Regency Mahogany Caned Bergere And Ottoman
Located in Essex, MA
with brass cup casters.
Category

Antique 1810s English Regency Bergere Chairs

Materials

Cane, Mahogany

Vladimir Kagan "Rockstar" Lounge Chair with Ottoman
By Vladimir Kagan, American Leather
Located in Raleigh, NC
is in like new condition. The accompanying ottoman is on casters and measures 20" by 20". An
Category

Early 2000s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Upholstery, Velvet

Milo Baughman Lounge and Ottoman, Tilt and Swivel
By Milo Baughman
Located in Palm Springs, CA
. Ottoman is on 4 casters. Chair and ottoman have been professionally upholstered.
Category

Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Fabric, Wood

Lounge Chairs Ottoman Erwin Lambeth for Tomlinson
By Tomlinson, Erwin Lambeth
Located in Lake Worth, FL
Peacocks. Ottoman rolls on casters. Approximate Measurements in Inches Chairs: 39" high at back with
Category

Vintage 1980s Chinoiserie Lounge Chairs

Materials

Cotton

Hickory Chair Company Faux Bamboo Campaign Chair and Ottoman
By Hickory Chair Furniture Company
Located in Chicago, IL
Hickory Chair Furniture Company campaign style walnut regency faux bamboo armchair and ottoman
Category

Vintage 1960s American Campaign Lounge Chairs

Materials

Brass

Soriana Lounge Chair & Ottoman by Tobia Scarpa for Cassina
By Afra & Tobia Scarpa
Located in Wilton, CT
front side; the ottoman has casters on all 4 sides. The ‘Soriana’ series won the Compasso d’Oro price in
Category

Mid-20th Century Italian Lounge Chairs

Materials

Chrome

Exceptional Jack Lenor Larsen ~Primavera~ Velvet Playpen Sofa and Ottomans
By Jack Lenor Larsen
Located in Las Vegas, NV
holes, stains or odors. Dated 1973 on manufacture tag. Sofa glides on casters, ottomans on metal
Category

Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Upholstery

Set Of 3 Mid Century Modern Rubber Cube Tables Or Ottomans
Located in Houston, TX
Set Of 3 Mid Century Modern Rubber Cube Tables Or Ottomans. Great set of mid century modern cubes
Category

Vintage 1960s Unknown Mid-Century Modern Tables

Materials

Rubber

Hexagonal Ottoman and Pair of Upholstered Side Tables by Bernhardt Flair
By Bernhardt
Located in Hanover, MA
ottoman also has caster wheels inside the plinth. Ottoman is 17 inches high, 39 inches across point to
Category

Vintage 1970s American Hollywood Regency Side Tables

Materials

Upholstery, Glass

Large Scale Jean Michel Frank Style Upholstered Armchair and Ottoman circa 1950
By (after) Jean Michel Frank
Located in Chicago, IL
bun feet with wood legs at the back. The ottoman is on casters. Upholstery is a textured cotton hemp
Category

Vintage 1950s Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Upholstery

Milo Baughman Thayer Coggin Rare Caned, Chrome, Off White Boucle Chairs Ottomans
By Thayer Coggin, Milo Baughman
Located in North Miami, FL
upholstered lounge chairs with monumental original ottomans are from the early 70's. The catalog numbers for
Category

Vintage 1970s American Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Chrome

Fine British Mid Century Daybed Ottoman With Osbourne & Little Fabric By Reylon
By Guy Rogers
Located in Sittingbourne, GB
ottoman, a fusion of iconic design and luxurious comfort. Upholstered in sumptuous green velvet fabric by
Category

Mid-20th Century British Mid-Century Modern Chaise Longues

Materials

Velvet, Beech

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Ottoman On Casters For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are several options of ottoman on casters available for sale. The range of distinct ottoman on casters — often made from fabric, metal and brass — can elevate any home. Find 22 antique and vintage ottoman on casters at 1stDibs now, or shop our selection of 2 modern versions for a more contemporary example of this long-cherished furniture. There are all kinds of ottoman on casters available, from those produced as long ago as the 19th Century to those made as recently as the 21st Century. Ottoman on casters are generally popular furniture pieces, but Mid-Century Modern, Modern and Hollywood Regency styles are often sought at 1stDibs. Many ottoman on casters are appealing in their simplicity, but George Smith, Baker Furniture Company and Craft Associates produced popular ottoman on casters that are worth a look.

How Much are Ottoman On Casters?

Prices for ottoman on casters start at $400 and top out at $3,800 with the average selling for $1,950.

Finding the Right Seating for You

With entire areas of our homes reserved for “sitting rooms,” the value of quality antique and vintage seating cannot be overstated.

Fortunately, the design of side chairs, armchairs and other lounge furniture — since what were, quite literally, the early perches of our ancestors — has evolved considerably.

Among the earliest standard seating furniture were stools. Egyptian stools, for example, designed for one person with no seat back, were x-shaped and typically folded to be tucked away. These rudimentary chairs informed the design of Greek and Roman stools, all of which were a long way from Sori Yanagi's Butterfly stool or Alvar Aalto's Stool 60. In the 18th century and earlier, seats with backs and armrests were largely reserved for high nobility.

The seating of today is more inclusive but the style and placement of chairs can still make a statement. Antique desk chairs and armchairs designed in the style of Louis XV, which eventually included painted furniture and were often made of rare woods, feature prominently curved legs as well as Chinese themes and varied ornaments. Much like the thrones of fairy tales and the regency, elegant lounges crafted in the Louis XV style convey wealth and prestige. In the kitchen, the dining chair placed at the head of the table is typically reserved for the head of the household or a revered guest.

Of course, with luxurious vintage or antique furnishings, every chair can seem like the best seat in the house. Whether your preference is stretching out on a plush sofa, such as the Serpentine, designed by Vladimir Kagan, or cozying up in a vintage wingback chair, there is likely to be a comfy classic or contemporary gem for you on 1stDibs.

With respect to the latest obsessions in design, cane seating has been cropping up everywhere, from sleek armchairs to lounge chairs, while bouclé fabric, a staple of modern furniture design, can be seen in mid-century modern, Scandinavian modern and Hollywood Regency furniture styles.

Admirers of the sophisticated craftsmanship and dark woods frequently associated with mid-century modern seating can find timeless furnishings in our expansive collection of lounge chairs, dining chairs and other items — whether they’re vintage editions or alluring official reproductions of iconic designs from the likes of Hans Wegner or from Charles and Ray Eames. Shop our inventory of Egg chairs, designed in 1958 by Arne Jacobsen, the Florence Knoll lounge chair and more.

No matter your style, the collection of unique chairs, sofas and other seating on 1stDibs is surely worthy of a standing ovation.

Questions About Ottoman On Casters
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 22, 2021
    You can sit on an ottoman, though it may not be very comfortable for long periods of time because they don't have backings like sofas and chairs do. Ottomans are typically used as footrests, but there is no rule against sitting on them.
    Casa QuietaFebruary 26, 2021
    Sure you can, however it does not have a backrest witch can make it not so comfortable for a larger period of time
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 22, 2022
    How to replace Herman Miller casters depends on the chair. In most cases, you will need a pipe wrench and an Allen wrench to remove the current casters, and a mallet and a lubricant to install the new wheels. Follow the replacement instructions provided by Herman Miller to ensure best results. Find a selection of Herman Miller chairs on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertJune 15, 2023
    The point of an ottoman is mainly to provide a place for you to rest your feet so that you can relax with your legs elevated. The ottoman, originally an upholstered seat or small bench without a back or arms, was a family’s main seating furniture, a way to merge floor seating with cushions and mats. It wasn’t until they were brought to Europe from Turkey, during the 18th century, that it became popular to join ottomans with other pieces of furniture, such as at the base of a chair. Large ottomans can also double as extra seats, and some have hidden storage for throws, pillows and other items. On 1stDibs, shop an assortment of ottomans.
  • 1stDibs ExpertOctober 26, 2021
    Ottomans are used as footstools, but can also be used as a makeshift side table, perhaps to be used for resting cocktails. They usually have four short but wide legs providing stability and ease of mobility. Your average ottoman is almost always firmer than a pouf, and even if the plush pouf in your living room feels sturdy, it’s probably not the best surface for your early-evening glass of wine. Shop a collection of antique, vintage, and contemporary cocktail ottomans from some of the world’s top dealers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertSeptember 25, 2019

    Ottomans can be used as seats, footstools or for storage.

  • 1stDibs ExpertJune 30, 2023
    No, chairs and ottomans don’t have to match. While you can often purchase matching ottomans for chairs, there is no rule about how to style furniture. Pieces with a similar shape, color or material can coordinate even if they aren’t a matched set. Find a range of chairs and ottomans on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Yes, the Ottoman Empire had incredible works of art that have a distinctive flair and are well-regarded around the globe. The Ottoman Empire lasted from roughly about 1300 to 1923 and was a dominant culture for a time. From tapestries to mosaics, detailed jewelry to dramatic paintings, the Ottoman Empire was an era of fantastic works of art that were influenced by a vast variety of cultures. Shop a collection of Ottoman Empire art from some of the world’s top sellers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Typically, an ottoman is not a coffee table. An ottoman is a small cushioned seat without a back or arm rests. You can shop a collection of vintage and contemporary ottomans from some of the world’s top sellers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 22, 2021
    If you do not have a coffee table, an ottoman tray is a great way to make an ottoman more functional and turn it into a coffee table. It is important for the tray shape to mirror the shape of the ottoman and the size should be bigger than half the dimensions of the ottoman.
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 13, 2023
    Footrests are called ottomans due to their origins. Traders from Turkey in the Ottoman Empire introduced footrests to Europe during the late 18th century. On 1stDibs, find a range of ottomans.
  • 1stDibs ExpertAugust 15, 2019

    The difference between an ottoman and a footstool is that an ottoman’s design and upholstery coordinates with an existing piece of furniture, and a footstool typically does not match a specific chair nor does it have to be upholstered.

  • Nazmiyal
    NazmiyalMarch 23, 2021
    There is no difference - the term Ottoman and Turkish are interchangeable when talking about rugs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMay 21, 2019

    The difference between a hassock and an ottoman is that a hassock does not have storage, and an ottoman does. Both pieces can be large or small and have legs.

  • 1stDibs ExpertAugust 16, 2019

    An ottoman is a form of a seat that has no arms or back and can be used as a footstool.

  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 26, 2024
    The use of an ottoman in a bedroom is largely the same as it is in a living room. A person may place an ottoman in front of a lounge chair or accent chair used for reading in the bedroom, or they might position it at the foot of the bed or against the wall so that it can serve as a bench. An ottoman with a hinged top and a hidden inner compartment may serve as storage furniture for bedding, pillows, clothing, shoes or accessories. Shop a large selection of ottomans on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertJune 15, 2023
    Yes, an ottoman can be used as a footstool. The ottoman, originally an upholstered seat or small bench without a back or arms, was a family’s main seating furniture, a way to merge floor seating with cushions and mats. It wasn’t until they were brought to Europe from Turkey, during the 18th century, that it became popular to join ottomans with other pieces of furniture, such as at the base of a chair. On 1stDibs, find a collection of ottomans.

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