Antique Gilt Arm Chair & Empire Furniture Veranda Magazine
Wing chairs first appeared in the late 17th Century. Designed to trap the heat from a fireplace in historic times, these chairs were beautiful but not always functional. Wing chairs were built tall to provide a comfortable protection from cold drafts, especially on chilly nights during the winter. Wing chairs are now very much back in style, and hopefully this article will give you some great ideas for how you can use them.