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Posted 5 years ago


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Hi, I have a Bruno Mathsson Pernilla Chaise Lounge Chair by Karl Mathsson, Sweden, dated 1936. It appears to be a laminated steam-bent beech, (canvas or hemp, I am unsure?). It's dimensions are 63.5" L ( 70" Radius) x 20 W x 33" High/12" Low height and is similar to the full length picture. Signed with applied manufacturer's label to underside: Bruno Mathsson Firma Karl Mathsson Made in Varnamo Sweden and dated: 1936.

My questions is that this chair needs some help with the webbing. A majority of this chair is in good sharp but is ready for a new life. Does anybody know where I can find this type of webbing so that I can refinish this chair correctly? Appreciate any help I can get. Thank!!

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  1. vetraio50 vetraio50, 5 years ago
    It's just a gorgeous chaise longue!
  2. inky inky, 5 years ago
    Sorry can't help!.. but very very cool chair!...:-)
  3. vetraio50 vetraio50, 5 years ago
    If I were you I would contact Sweden and ask their advice.
    Ask if they could advise of a supplier in your area.
  4. vetraio50 vetraio50, 5 years ago
    I think it is called Modell 36 rather than Pernilla.
    Go english version, then pull down furniture / chairs.

    Modell 36
    You will see some differing version. You are missing the pillow.

    Design 1933-1936.
    Mi 036. Loungechair with seatframe of solid birch. Underframe in laminated beech. Equipped with pillow.
    Width 525, depth 1670, height 870, seatheight 320 mm
    Covering material:
    Plaited linen webbing, light pillow covered in fabric Märta 266, beige
    Plaited linen webbing, natural pillow covered in fabric Märta 76, beige
    Plaited black webbing pillow covered in fabric Märta 23, black

    As standard, the pillow is covered with the colours as above, but it can also be covered with the following colours: red 80, blue 21 and green 264.

    Australian sheepskin, brown pillow covered in leather Elmosoft 93129, brown
    Australian sheepskin, black pillow covered in leather Elmosoft 99999, black
    Australian sheepskin, grey pillow covered in leather Elmosoft 99999, black
    Australian sheepskin, white pillow covered in leather Elmosoft 54035, natural

    Good luck with it. It is special. I am green with envy!

  5. Growingcollection Growingcollection, 5 years ago
    Thank you vetraio50, I sincerely appreciate your time! Yes, the pillow I remember as a kid but it is now were to be found. I will try you recommendation and again I appreciate your time and information. Thanks!!
  6. scottvez scottvez, 5 years ago
    Beautiful-- love it!

  7. connyeklow, 2 years ago
    Hi, how did it go with the webbing? The original webbing in the picture is paper webbing, used during WW2 and a few years after. To my knowledge you can't find it anywhere, it's not produced anymore. Usually you exchange it for linen or hemp nowadays. You can see on the bar between the front legs if it's an old or new model, if it's low ca 5 cm from the floor it's an old model, your's is a litle newer. BM36 is the model year, not fabrication.

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