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Furniture8029 of 10566family antiquesAntique Empire Cube Chair Rocker
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Posted 5 years ago


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Picked up these 2 chairs from a retirement home after the owner passed away. I am in the process of re-upholstering them, but would like to know how old they are. under 3 layers of upholstery and a million tacks they were covered in grass and hair?? The wood is VERY soft. any info would be appreciated.

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  1. AmberRose AmberRose, 5 years ago
    Mohair and hay probably. I am guessing...repeat...guessing...1880s to 1910 timeframe. These are nice. What fabric are you going to use?
  2. echostarr, 5 years ago
    Just something modern. a bright floral for the one with flowers and a silk stripe for the oval backed one. the body of the chairs are being sanded and will be a cream and aqua.

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