Beaded Blue Armchair
This truly exquisite hand beaded chair by the Yoruba Artisans of Nigeria, best representation of furniture as art. And don't be shy to sit on them, because they are very comfortable.
They were traditionally created for the Yoruba tribe kings and queens and are embellished with thousands of seed glass beads applied to fabric covers, which are then stitched or glued onto the chair frame - resulting in an exotic chair covered in elaborate beading. It takes approximately 12 to 14 weeks to add these tiny beads to a single chair. The designs used to have meanings denoting things like wealth, power, strength and wisdom; in addition to having spiritual significance.
This is a one of kind Collectors Item.
Approximate measurements: 25"W x 24"L x 37"H