Nanine Chaise Lounge November 08th, 2017 - 10:36:39
For centuries now the chaise lounge chair has been a symbol of elegance in homes nowadays and even way back to the elite families of old Europe. Although it was believed to have originated from Egypt and then brought into art by the Greeks whose artworks depict Greek gods and other elite reclined in chaise lounges it has gained more popularity and sense of elegance in the Post-Revolution France where it got its name which means a long chair.
In French it is chaise longue (long chair) but Americans altered it to chaise lounge because the user was expected to lounge in it. Basically the chaise lounger is an elongated chair resembling a couch except for two things - first the back support portion of the lounge slants toward the back thus making for a reclined position with the feet fully elongated possible; and second; the armrests may or may not be present in the chaise lounge.
Chaise lounges have many meanings. It is called long chairs in French especially in the furniture industry. It can also refer to a stretched chair fitting under a persons legs with an armchair or upholstered back. Nowadays modern discerning and machine manufacturing have permitted chaise lounges to be constructed and turned out more economically. It provide great comfort particularly when they are thoughtfully placed on a terrace or patio.
With protection from the harsher of elements and proper storage during the winter months a plastic chaise lounge will last for years. A wooden finished chaise lounge chair is an excellent choice for adding charisma to your outdoor pool area deck patio garden or even a shady spot under your favorite tree. A well manufactured wooden chaise lounge chair can prove to be sturdy and have a real good lifespan.