Late 19th Century French Empire Style Painted Armchair in French-Indie Fabric

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This antique chair is a little gem. Newly upholstered in an organic hand, block-printed French-Indian cotton fabric (indigo against soft white) from Les Indiennes. The antique frame was painted in a soft Swedish grey, with an aged finish that gives this piece an authentic patina. A truly unique piece that is both strong and sturdy. Perfect as an accent piece or desk chair.


  • In the Style Of
  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1890
  • Period
    Late 19th Century
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Condition
    Good. Sturdy and solid. It is in excellent antique condition with aged patina and paint loss..
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses.
  • Dimensions
    35 in. H x 23 in. W x 21 in. D
    89 cm H x 58 cm W x 53 cm D
  • Seat Height
    18 in. (46 cm)
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
  • Number of Items
  • Reference Number
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2010

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Located in New York, NY

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