Womb Chair & Ottoman

The Womb Chair and Ottoman are an expressive lounge set designed as a furniture pair that one would naturally want to curl up in. Designed by Eero Saarinen in 1946, the Womb Chair’s iconic sculptural form is made with a reinforced fiberglass shell wrapped in foam and covered in a fabric or leather upholstery.

The Womb Chair measures 40” (101.6 cm) wide, 34” (86.4 cm) deep, with a back height of 35.5” (90.2 cm), and a seat height of 16” (40.6 cm). The accompanying ottoman has a width of 21” (53.3 cm), depth of 17.5” (44.5 cm) and height of 14.25” (36.2 cm).

Dimensions of the Womb Chair and Ottoman drawn from the side elevation, back, front, and plan

The Womb Chair and Ottoman are an expressive lounge set designed as a furniture pair that one would naturally want to curl up in. Designed by Eero Saarinen in 1946, the Womb Chair’s iconic sculptural form is made with a reinforced fiberglass shell wrapped in foam and covered in a fabric or leather upholstery.

The Womb Chair measures 40” (101.6 cm) wide, 34” (86.4 cm) deep, with a back height of 35.5” (90.2 cm), and a seat height of 16” (40.6 cm). The accompanying ottoman has a width of 21” (53.3 cm), depth of 17.5” (44.5 cm) and height of 14.25” (36.2 cm).

Common Questions
Common Questions
Common Questions
What are lounge chairs?
Lounge chairs are a variety of chair styles designed to allow a person to stretch out in a reclined or lounging position. Lounge chairs are often adjustable and include chaise longues, recliners, easy chairs, and armless backed chairs paired with ottomans.
What is the seat height of a lounge chair?
Lounge chairs are typically designed to be lower and more reclined than other chair types and range in seat heights from 12.5”-17” (32-43 cm).

Where are lounge chairs used?
Lounge chairs are best used in spaces where relaxing often occurs such as residential living rooms, reading rooms, and bedrooms or as signature accent pieces in high visibility spaces such as lobbies and reception spaces.

Details

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Height: 
35.5” | 90 cm
Width:
40.0” | 102 cm
Depth:
34.0” | 86 cm
Length:
Seat Height
16.0” | 41 cm
Arm Height
20.5" | 52 cm
Weight:

Ottoman:
Height: 14.25” | 36 cm
Width: 21.0” | 53 cm
Depth: 17.5” | 45 cm

Materials
Reinforced fiberglass shell, steel rod legs structure; Polyester fiber padding over foam core, fabric or leather upholstery cushions
Designer
Eero Saarinen
Year
1946

Drawings include: 
Womb Chair: Front elevation, side, side (person), back, plan
Womb Ottoman: Front/back elevation, side, plan

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