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Wassily chair

[ vah-suh-lee, vas-uh- ]

noun

  1. a chair designed by Marcel Breuer in 1925, having a chromium-plated tubular steel frame over which strips of canvas or leather of varying widths are stretched to form the seat, back, and arms.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of Wassily chair1

After Wassily Kandinsky, for whose house on the Bauhaus campus at Dessau the chair was designed

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