Vintage Plaid Tilt Back Chair

So here is the before.  Yes, there is a back on the floor next to the chair (already recovered).  Don't you just want to cringe when you see green velvet?  Hehe.

Now usually I would repaint the woodwork white, but this little chair looked perfect as is.  Just a covering of tan and white plaid upholstery fabric that I picked up for $1 on the weekend and I'm in love ....

 And what makes this chair unique is that the back of the chair has a screw on either side and when you lean back, it tilts backwards slightly.  I've seen so many around, but I just can't remember the correct name to call it. 

Can anyone help me out here with the correct name please?

Again, before and after ...

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  1. I love your new chair, it looks great. Have a great week! :)

  2. I'm very impressed at what you were able to see in the chair when you found it. It looks great... now!

  3. i am so into buffalo check right ow- this chair looks awesome!

  4. Love what you did with the chair. I have an antique dining room table with six chairs that you have inspired me to tackle and try and redo. Thanks!

  5. I found it! It's proper name is a "Bridge Chair". :)

  6. This is a great chair. Thanks for sharing.

  7. Julie, that is a 10 out of a 10, that new chair of yours. Beautiful fabric! You did a great job. Thank you for sharing on the blog in the linky 'Time for a Party'. btw. We'll have a new party tomorrow! Hope to seeing you again!


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