Traditional Upholstery of Period and Antique Furniture by

Vanessa Pascan




Iron back chair with deep buttoned back and sides. Gold velvet upholstery, Hessian foundation, stitched fibre and calico layers. On these types of chairs, each layer is stitched to the iron frame as no tacks can be used on the iron structure.

Iron frame on back and sides bound with calico strips then a Hessian foundation is stitched over the structure. The rest of the layers can then be applied in the traditional way, Fibre, then calico and the deep buttoning and the top fabric.
 

 

Iron frame on back and sides bound with calico strips then a Hessian foundation is stitched over the structure. The rest of the layers can then be applied in the traditional way, Fibre, then calico and the deep buttoning and the top fabric.

Front view of fig. a, arms developed in the same way as the back.

Front view of fig. a, arms developed in the same way as the back.

The seat is sprung with a separate edge to create better shape. Hessian layer, stitched.

 

 

The seat is sprung with a separate edge to create better shape. Hessian layer, stitched.
Fibre, calico and top fabric to follow.

The chair was finished in gold velvet with piping.


The chair was finished in gold velvet with piping.

 
Victorian button back armchair with out turned scrolled arms, stuffed with finest quality horse hair and upholstered in John Singleton green chenille Italian guilt wood chairs with shaped upholstered back. Re-upholstered for a museum. Edwardian Ladies chair with Deep buttoned back. Fully repaired and restored. Frame polished. Pink Linwood fabric upholstery with a wide trim. Victorian balloon back armchair with scrolled feet and arm pads. Re-upholstered using discontinued Linwood fabric. Folding campaign chair with separate cushion and rust red Damask upholstery.  Pincushion seat and Back reupholstered with matching fabric. Padded backrest. Repaired wood filled and polished. Iron back chair with deep buttoned back and sides. Gold velvet upholstery, Hessian foundation, stitched fibre and calico layers.  On these types of chairs, each layer is stitched to the iron frame as no tacks can be used on the iron structure.

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