Amish Heritage Franklin Sack Back Windsor Arm Chair - SKU#3440-A
Windsor Chairs represent a high point in the landscape of furniture design & construction. The original English Windsor Chair has traveled extensively throughout the centuries, first coming to America in about 1726. Since then, several stylistic and structural adaptations have evolved including Arrow-Back, Bow-Back, Comb-Back, Fan-Back, Paddle-Back, Sack-Back, Wheat-Back, and many other Windsor Chair varieties. The original Sack-Back Windsor Chair was so-named because a bag or sack was slipped over the top bow to halt drafts in houses that were less well-sealed than today's.
This Amish Heritage Franklin Sack-Back Windsor Arm Chair is an interpretation of the specific classic Windsor Bow- or Loop-Back chair which appeared in Colonial-era homes in and around Philadelphia. By using 100% premium American hardwood components combined with modern glues and a range of quality finishes (see thumbnails above) it actually surpasses the beauty and durability of those original sack-back chairs.
Characterized by deeply carved turnings, a comfortable deeply dished seat, and legs that are driven through the seat then wedged for maximum stability and durability. Comfortable back and arm support is ensured by the use of 7 ergonomically arched back spindles, and arm rests set upon 3 spindles on each side.
This Heirloom Quality Franklin Sack-Back Windsor Chair Is Worthy Of A Place In Any Authentic Colonial Style Legacy Furniture Collection!
Windsor chairs of the Colonial and Federal periods were built to last by caring men who thoroughly understood their tools, materials and craft. Today, our dedicated Mennonite & Amish furniture makers undergo a long apprenticeship to develop keen eyes and skilled hands, and these expert craftsmen enjoy building Your legacy quality seating with the same unhurried care - providing you with exceptional furniture and outstanding value.
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