The design originally went into production in 1958. Elektra is thoroughly modern with a mid century period correct elegance. Every detail from the height and width of the stiletto legs, the backward sloping low slung arms and the real wood undercarriage were documented and faithfully reproduced. The front and rear edge of the arms are rounded in true mid century modern style. Noticeable from the side angle images, the back gently angles to cradle the body in a comfortable seated position. The seat cushions are button free and the back cushion has 1 row of 3 buttons. The seat and back cushions are removable. reversible and feature rear zippers.