Monday, 28 July 2014

Victorian Chaise Longue

A Victorian chaise longue reupholstered in Sanderson cerise velvet.

I reckon velvet is right for a chaise longue, it's regal enough and French enough. Napoleon is purported to have said "a throne is only a bench covered in velvet" and this velvet covered bench would have been ideal for him - the base is 5' 7", exactly his height.

And bright pink would suit Napoleon fine, don't you think?

I bet Napoleon loved pink. My customer did anyway.

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