Our Dutch Rose Pressback Chair pays homage to the past while also providing your dining room with modern, fresh construction. Available with or without arms, in your choice of wood and finish - see the specialty finishing options available in the Dimensions tab! This chair features delicately carved roses on the crest rail and turned spindles, legs, and stretchers. Similar in construction to our Dutch Lily Press Back.
Before the age of industrialization, ornate carvings on chair backs were hand wrought by artisans. Once assembly-line production became popular, Americans often furnished their homes through mail-order catalogs, such as Sear's. However, many Americans still wanted chairs that were elaborately decorated but with the short wait time the Sears catalog promised.
The invention of the steel die stamp solved this problem: intricate designs could be etched into a steel plate, which was then mounted on a roller and applied with pressure to a chair back. The resulting impression resembled the carvings traditionally done by hand.
Our Keystone Collection is made to the highest woodworking standards, and features a Lifetime Guarantee. Should furniture fail because of defective workmanship during the lifetime of the original owner, it will be replaced. As a part of the Keystone Collection, this chair also features
Call us with any questions. We look forward to customizing a set of press backs for your home!
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