Archive | December 19, 2012

Embroidered Chair Backs

custom embroidered medallions on dining room chair backs by Ruthie Sommers

Introducing unique details set these dining room chairs apart from mainstream design.

As if the panoramic de Gournay wallpaper wasn’t enough to raise the bar, designer Ruthie Chapman Sommers went for it all.  Custom two-tone green dining chairs circle the pedestal table with flared base.  The chair backs are embroidered with intricate medallions [detailed below].  Upholstery nails wrap the seat, criss crossing on the lower back.  The designer then switched to single tacks spaced evenly around the chair back, much like the double nail spacing I had done on my French os de mouton chairs.  An antique chandelier and mirror amplify the already present glamour.… Continue Reading