Décor Dictionary: Wingback Chair

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Wingback Chair: is an upholstered high-back armchair with angled upholstered panels or “wings” attached to the back that curve down to join the arms. Originally, the wings were designed to protect the sitter from drafts. There are many wing “styles” – the most typical being the flat-wing and the scroll-wing. Other more flamboyant adaptations include the bat-wing and butterfly-wing chairs – and that is just naming a few.

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Posted on March 5, 2015, in Decor, Decorating Dictionary, Furniture and tagged , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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