Womb Chair Ottoman, Model No. 74

Artist:Eero SaarinenKnoll Associates

Medium: Chrome-plated tubular steel, fiberglass, plastic, wood-particle shell, latex foam, upholstery

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:designed 1947–1948, made ca. 1959

Dimensions: 16 x 25 1/2 x 20 in. (40.6 x 64.8 x 50.8 cm)



Accession Number: 2001.37.2

Catalogue Description:
Foot rest/ottoman; chrome-plated tubular steel frame, fiberglass, plastic and wood particle shell, latex foam, original brown and black wool tweed upholstery. Upholstered trapezoidal shell with long side to face chair seat; shell flares upward along angled sides to hold trapezoidal cushion in place. Two chrome-plated tubular steel tubes attached beneath the shell in X configuration, bent to form four splayed legs with disk feet.

Brooklyn Museum