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Womb Mid Century Modern Chair & Ottoman
Finnish Modern Furniture Designer Eero Saarinen created the Womb Chair, originally known as the Wombat Chair in 1948. The Womb Chair's organic form is representative of the mid century Scandinavian modernism style of furniture using synthetic materials to create inspired forms.
Making the Icon
The original designer believed strongly that the whole field of design is all one body. He had three design principles – Function, Structure and being part of the time. Its design consists of molded fiber glass shell covered with foam and then upholstered. The chair and ottoman is supported by a bent tubular frame. To increase the comfort, Eero also designed the chair with loose cushions and a coordinating ottoman. It was named Womb Chair because it envelops allowing you to curl up and relax in comfort.
Eero Saarinen designed with the human body form in mind. A simple concept yes, but many designers prefer aesthetics to functionality. In nearly every case, a piece of furniture that rises to become a classic has both striking artistic form as well as function. Its organic form is representative of the midcentury Scandinavian modernism style of furniture using synthetic materials to create inspired forms.
About Cashmere Wool Tweed
Cashmere wool fiber is obtained from “Cashmere goats.” Historically, fine-haired Cashmere goats have been called Capra hircus laniger, as if they were a subspecies of the domestic goat Capra Hircus. Cashmere goats produce a double fleece that consists of a fine, soft undercoat or under-down of hair mingled with a straighter and much coarser outer coating of hair called Guard Hair. For the fine under-down to be sold and processed further, it must be de-haired. De-hairing is a mechanical process that separates the coarse hairs from the fine hair. After this separating process the resulting premium “cashmere” is ready to be dyed and converted into yarn.
Product Design Features
StyleMid-Century Modern Chair & Ottoman
Base FrameHigh quality aluminum base in chip and flake resistant Chrome Finish
Body FrameConstructed around a synthetic “dimension true” curvature fiberglass shell
Seat PlatformReinforced seat cushion platform for firm longer lasting support
Foam TypeMulti-density foam seat cushion for comfort, support & cushion memory
Seat StyleSmooth Contour cold pressed foam body wrap provides a meticulously smooth contour for this design
Stitch Edge TypeCross Edge Stitch
Cushion TypeRemovable ottoman and chair seat & back cushions
Fabric TypeTweed Cashmere Wool
Fabric Content50% Cashmere Wool, 50% Synthetic Fiber
FeatureFlex angle & height adjustable floor protecting pad discs
Chair DimensionsHeight 35" x Depth 38.6" x Width 37.8"
Chair DimensionFloor to Seat Height, 18.1"
Chair DimensionFloor to Arm Height, 22.2"
Ottoman DimensionsHeight 18.9" x Depth 21.7" x Width 24.8"
FeatureThe entire chair & ottoman is stitched and crafted by hand
FeatureComes standard with floor protection caps on legs
Warranty3 year limited warranty
Safe delivery. Curbside or Full Service
Kardiel specializes in fast home and business delivery of modern classic furniture and bath products across the U.S including Hawaii and Alaska. We dispatch shipments to homes all over Canada daily. Using proven, reliable nationwide delivery methods we insure and guarantee safe delivery of all shipments. We provide standard curbside residential delivery as well as inside White Glove full service delivery as options for many of the regions we ship to.
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Premium Full Service home delivery
The best value for those looking for a full service delivery experience with no lifting or physical effort involved. A team of 2 rigorously screened home delivery professionals arrive on a day and time prescheduled with you. Your furnishings are brought into your home and placed in the desired location in the room(s) of your choice. The furniture is removed from the packaging/boxes. The old packaging material is then placed in a designated location.
Perhaps you need door(s) removed and replaced? Maybe you live in a condo or high rise building? Maybe there are flight(s) of stairs to climb? The safe arrival of your items is guaranteed and no obstacle is too large. We will do anything necessary to complete your delivery with quality, care and a smile. Average delivery times are 9-12 business days from the day your order leaves the Kardiel warehouse.
Curbside Residential Delivery
This economical delivery option brings your new furnishings direct to your home or business. The term curbside indicates that the items are brought to the "curb" but not inside the home.
This is a signed delivery option which means you will need to be present to accept the delivery. You will need to be prepared to carry the items into your home or office as this service does not include inside delivery. Tracking numbers are provided within 24 hours of your order leaving the Kardiel warehouse. Average delivery times nationwide for this service are 7-10 business days from the day the shipment leaves the Kardiel warehouse. The delivery is guaranteed safe when you inspect and sign with the driver for any potential shipping damage. The delivery company calls to schedule the delivery date and window of time as the arrival date of your items draws closer.
Hawaii & Alaska
Hawaii & Alaska orders allow average 12-18 business days for arrival. Tracking numbers will be provided. Alaska and Hawaii orders are not eligible for advertised "continental U.S" shipping promotions. As over water transport is involved, the shopping cart will not calculate
Alaska and Hawaii customers please contact us by phone to receive a custom discounted delivery quote for your shipment prior to purchasing.
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