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Furniture Glossary: Chairs

Utilitarian in nature, chairs come in a variety of styles and shapes and can add a dramatic statement to any decor. Back to Furniture Glossary

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Hoop Back Chair

Designed in a few varying versions, this 18th-century all-wood chair is often called a "sack-back". The chair is defined by the bowed or curved piece that rests atop the spindle back, and stops at the sides of the seat. This style is really a version of the Windsor chair – aptly named after the English town. Early American Windsor styles had carved and turned cylinder and ball legs.

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