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Designed by:
Stephen Burks, American, born 1969  Search this
Distributed by:
Roche Bobois  Search this
epoxy-lacquered steel with leather cords, leather upholstery, and plume-feather fill
H x W x D (chair a): 59 1/16 × 51 3/16 × 49 5/8 in. (150 × 130 × 126 cm)
H x W x D (cushion b): 11 7/16 × 26 3/8 × 4 5/16 in. (29 × 67 × 11 cm)
seats and seat components
A European Traveler style armchair designed by Stephen Burks for Roche Bobois’ 40th anniversary collection. The armchair is made of burnt orange colored lacquered aluminum tubes, woven leather cords colored brown and red with grey and brown leather cushions. The brown cushion (2022.67b) is removable while the other cushions are attached to the chairs frame. The armchair is wide with large, flat armrests and a half-dome shaped hood that extends above the backrest. The hood and armrests are made of the woven leather cords. The feet of the armchair are short, thin aluminum tubes that allow the chair to sit close to the ground.
African American  Search this
Craftsmanship  Search this
Design  Search this
Furniture design  Search this
Recreation  Search this
Travel  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gifted Courtesy of Roche Bobois
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Restrictions & Rights:
Design © Stephen Burks
Permission required for use. Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Traveler Collection
Decorative Arts, Craft, and Design
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture