By 14cczpo. Chaise Lounge. At Wednesday, August 15th 2018, 01:46:57 AM.
The chaise lounges of of the sixteenth century often had wood accents and luxurious cushioning that made them very comfortable for a variety of activities. From dining to relaxing to napping, the chaise lounge remains a very versatile design. They are often made with plush fabrics that include silk, brocade, velvet, and satin. They can be found in sitting rooms, salons, libraries, and bedrooms. Features that have been present over the last couple of thousand years ago are sometimes revived and paired with modern techniques, such as gold leaf applications and cast metals.
The chaise lounge, as it is also called, originated from 16th-century France. It become popular in Europe and was later imported to the United States during the 1930s where it was primarily used an outdoor patio seat or an indoor recliner. Then and now, the lounge furniture was designed to be versatile, beautiful and functional on both sides of the ocean.
A quality teak model with wheels, hidden tray and grade A workmanship can cost $500-600 upwards. Less expensive models are available, but all because teak is the chosen material, it doesn't mean to say it is top quality. Thickness of the wood used, hardware, fixtures, warranty and guarantees are all things to look out for.