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This is a folding carpet gig chair I picked up yesterday at a local "junk" shop. Don't know anything about it except that it looks cool, is comfortable and folds. Upholstery material has been tacked over the original carpet, the underside of which I can see under the seat, but I haven't taken it apart to see what the carpet looks like. If anyone knows anything about this kind of chair, I'd love to hear it. Thanks.

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Comment by Strumelia on August 28, 2013 at 2:53pm

Victorian folding chair, could be Eastlake style 1870s-1890s.

Comment by Paul Draper on August 28, 2013 at 4:18pm
Thanks Strumelia.
Comment by Paul Draper on August 28, 2013 at 7:50pm

Dan'l -- $40, the exact amount I made playing at the diner on Sunday!

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