Sunday, August 25, 2013

Victorian Side Chair - Red Floral Toile

Here is a wonderful restoration of a very old Victorian chair.

As received:

Note that this chair has beautiful turned walnut legs on original casters which were hidden with a skirt.

The chair frame and original webbing/springs needed a little bit of attention, but they were in overall good shape.

We changed the style of the arm covers a little bit, and eliminated the skirt. What a gorgeous chair! I'm in love with this one. It's such a fun piece now. The fabric is a printed red cotton similar to a French toile. It was no surprise to see that the fabric is actually from France.


  1. Wow JC,
    Looked at all the shots - impressive and beautiful work! Your skills are being put to excellent use. You must have one thrilled boss.

    1. I still have a lot of stuff to learn, but yeah, I think he's very happy with my work :)


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