Reader Request: Wing Chairs
Reader Elizabeth asked to see some classic wing chairs with straight legs. She has her own fabric but wants to review various frames and styles. Here are a few timeless options priced from roughly $600 to $7,600. (I did take the liberty of throwing in a couple of deviant versions.) In general, for upholstery, wing chairs without skirts require 8 yards for a solid fabric, 9.5 yards for a pattern with a repeat less than 13 inches, and 11 yards for a large-scale print with a repeat ranging from 14 to 27 inches.
Baker's classic Milling Road interpretation
Windsor Smith: traditional and chic
Mecox Gardens offers vintage and new options
Shown top above, Tim Clarke selected simple wing chairs for the Gordon residence as seen in House Beautiful, February 2004.