Designed: 2011 Leather Modernist Deck Chair Origin: England THE FIRST chair of this type – that is, the folding X-type chair – was discovered in the tombs of the ancient Egyptians: often carved with animal forms and covered with whole skins. In ancient Rome, too, the folding X-type chair had great significance, being reserved for magistrates and nobles on public occasions. There are also references to folding chairs in 17th-century inventories. ‘Six folding chaires of crimson vellvet trymmed with gold lace’ were sold by order of the Council of State after the execution of Charles I. With pared down beauty and elegance, it is an instant classic. Each chair is hand made in England and individually signed and dated. ?Reassuringly British design at its best? Comes with wall bracket Leather and aluminium Indoor Use The size is as follows Hanging on the wall 1195mm X 515mm X 35mm. When the chair is up the approx size is 915mm long X 515 wide and 700mm tall.