By 14cczpo. Chaise Lounge. At Saturday, August 25th 2018, 00:02:25 AM.
Armless chaise lounges are designed to conform to the natural body shape, thus, eliminating the need for the arms. The head and neck are supported by the back of the furniture while the body is supported by the seat itself.
Chaise lounges are thought to be modeled on common furniture from previous civilizations. For instance, the Egyptians had a similar piece of furniture that was a combination between a chair and a daybed. They were constructed of sticks and rawhide or sticks and cord. A little later on, the Greeks had a similar chair that was used during gatherings and was called a "kline." The Roman civilizations didnt upholster furniture because their versions were cast in bronze or carefully carved from wood. To make their versions more comfortable they used pillows, blankets and hides. The Romans also added legs.
Some chaise lounges are also equipped with a small side table. This handy inclusion is the perfect place to rest a book or to keep a cool drink close by. For convenient and simple storage, the table slides directly under the chaise.