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Kardiel

Kardiel 1946 Parlor Mid-Century Modern Sofa, Earl Grey/Red Cashmere Wool

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Brand: Kardiel

Color: Grey/Red

Features:

  • Brand: KARDIEL; Frame: Traditional solid wood frame; Seat Platform: Reinforced bottom seat cushion platform for firm longer lasting support; Foam Type: Multi density foam seat and back cushion wrapped in silk layer provides comfort and cushion structure memory; Seat Cushion Style: Removable seat cushion features rear zipper; Stitch Edge Type: Hand-sewn streamlined seams
  • Fabric Type: Cashmere Tweed Pea-coat; Fabric Content: Cashmere Wool Blend. 50% Cashmere Wool, 50% Synthetic Fiber; Button Type: Double back row. Body color coordinating buttons; Button Type: Alternating inside arm. Seat color coordinating buttons
  • Dimensions: Height 37.4 inches x Depth 31.5 inches x Width 52 inches; Floor to seat height 18.5 inches; Floor to arm height 28.75 inches
  • Leg Type: U.S sourced solid Ash hardwood; Feature: The entire sofa loveseat is stitched and crafted by hand; Comes standard with floor protection caps on legs
  • Color Placement Body: Earl Grey; Color Placement Buttons: Red; Color Placement Seat: Red

Publisher: Kardiel

Warranty: 3 year limited warranty.

Details: The original design was created in 1946 by Finn Juhl for use in his own home in Charlottenlund, Netherlands. The home is now part of a museum and the Poet Sofa considered a work of modernism art. The frame of the poet sofa curves with artistic intent. Recapturing the organic curves and angles of the original is not a simple undertaking. The whimsical use of coordinating and contrasting fabric color combinations on the body, the seat and buttons, reiterates the artistic flair of the piece. Kardiel respectfully adheres to responsible standards when reproducing original designs. Details such as frame construction, dimensions overall and within, angles, seam finish, pleats, tufting, fabric selection. It is only with attention to material and visuals that substantial designs like the Finn Juhl Poet Sofa are reproduced without compromising your budget nor the integrity of the original. * Style: Poet 2 seat mid century modern wing sofa * Frame: Traditional solid wood frame * Seat Platform: Reinforced bottom seat cushion platform for firm longer lasting support * Foam Type: Multi density foam seat and back cushion wrapped in silk layer provides comfort and cushion structure memory * Seat Cushion Style: Removable seat cushion features rear zipper * Stitch Edge Type: Hand-sewn streamlined seams * Button Type: Double back row. Body color coordinating buttons * Button Type: Alternating inside arm. Seat color coordinating buttons * Fabric Type: Cashmere Tweed Pea-coat * Fabric Content: Cashmere Wool Blend. 50% Cashmere Wool, 50% Synthetic Fiber * Dimensions: Height 37.4″ x Depth 31.5″ x Width 52″ * Dimension: Floor to seat height 18.5″ * Dimension:: Floor to arm height 28.75″ * Leg Type: U.S sourced solid Ash hardwood * Feature: The entire sofa loveseat is stitched and crafted by hand * Feature: Comes standard with floor protection caps on legs * Color Placement Body: Earl Grey * Color Placement Buttons: Red * Color Placement Seat: Red * Warranty: 3 year limited warranty About Color combinations. The Kardiel reproduction of the Poet sofa is available in 3 specific color placement combinations or “variants”. For practical purposes these are identified as “variant 1, 2 or 3.” Variants - * Matching body & button with contrasting seat * Matching seat and button with contrasting body * Matching body and seat with random rainbow color buttons About the Tweed Fabric Style Tweed is a flat surfaced wool, originally homespun and slightly felted. This fabric is sturdy and features a smooth overall appearance with a mottled color. About Cashmere Cashmere wool fiber is obtained from “Cashmere goats.” Historically, fine-haired Cashmere goats have been called Capra hircus laniger, as if they were a subspecies of the domestic goat Capra Hircus. Cashmere goats produce a double fleece that consists of a fine, soft undercoat or under-down of hair mingled with a straighter and much coarser outer coating of hair called Guard Hair. For the fine under-down to be sold and processed further, it must be de-haired. De-hairing is a mechanical process that separates the coarse hairs from the fine hair. After this separating process the resulting premium “cashmere” is ready to be dyed and converted into yarn. About the Original Designer Finn Juhl was born in Denmark in January of 1912, just before the outbreak of WWII. As a young boy, Finn Juhl did not wish to become a furniture design but rather had aspirations of becoming an art historian. His father, often described as having an authoritarian personality convinced Finn to become an architect instead. Finn studied architecture at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts from 1930-34. Finn began with cabinet designs of which were initially all limited in production to 80 or few individual units. Nearly all of these early cabinets would be reintroduced for production in later years. Finn Juhl's designs were a fresh take, complimenting modernism architecture and turning their backs on the traditionalist elements. Finn himself may have been ahead of his time. Many of his designs were not well received and he did not gain the notoriety of peers such as Hans Wegner and Borge Mogensen. Many of his designs were ahead of their time as well. One look at the Poet sofa and it is hard to believe it was produced in 1941. The Pelican chair received positive responses from the visionaries of the time but a significant portion were critical of the design. Finn Juhl passed in 1989. As time moves forward, more people are viewing his designs as a stroke of genius. Modern architecture is plentiful in cities around the world. While his designs were considered perhaps too cutting edge even for the newly forming modernist movement of his time, they express well today. His works are being re-introduced as masterpieces in varying reproduction qualities around the world.

UPC: 737534439913

EAN: 0737534439913

Package Dimensions: 56.0 x 39.0 x 33.0 inches