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Mission Furniture

Mission furniture is a style of furniture that originated in the late 19th Century. It traces its origins to a chair made by A.J. Forbes around 1894 for San Francisco's Swedenborgian Church. The term mission furniture was first popularized by Joseph P. McHugh of New York, a furniture manufacturer and retailer who copied these chairs and offered a line of stylistically related furnishings by 1898. The word mission references the Spanish missions throughout colonial California, though the design of most Mission Style furniture owed little to the original furnishings of these missions. The style became increasingly popular following the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo in 1901. The style was popularly associated with the American Arts and Crafts movement.[1]Mission style is a design that emphasizes simple horizontal and vertical lines and flat panels that accentuate the grain of the wood (often oak, especially quartersawn oak).



Product Image Price- Item Name
Timber Slat Back Carver Chair-walnut $43.22




Timber Slat Back Carver Chair-walnut

Mission style designed 1909.Based on traditional country designs and construction techniques  The width of the chair at the front is the same as...
Trapezoidal Table Stickly Design $59.84




Trapezoidal Table Stickly Design

Octagonal Top Tabouret Table( the name is derived from Mid 17th century: from French, stool, diminutive of tabour drum) The Table has an octagonal...
Writing Desk $71.88




Writing Desk

Writing Desk with cupboard $85.76




Writing Desk with cupboard


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