Childrens Morris Chair, circa 1915
A charming period Arts & Crafts / Mission Oak child's reclining Morris chair with original finish to frame. Older velvet re-upholstery in very good condition. Measures H 25 in. x W 18 in. x D 22.25 in. Light wear to original finish. Original brass rod replaced with wood. Slight instability to chair frame. (wiggles a bit)
A Morris chair is an early type of reclining chair. The design was adapted by William Morris's firm, Morris & Company, from a prototype owned by Ephraim Colman in rural Sussex, England. It was first marketed around 1866.